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(string),
A slender cord or cordlike structure.
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If this is in fact a cosmic string, it should move at a high fraction of the speed of light.
Richard Gott published a paper in 1991 claiming that a pair of cosmic strings could open a route into the past.
In Section 3, the eigenfunctions of scalar bosons in the presence of the Aharonov-Bohm and Coulomb potentials in the gravitational field of topological defects such as cosmic string and global monopole have been discussed in Sections 3 and 4.
(where we denote [lambda] [equivalent to] [LAMBDA]/3) and describes a cosmic string of rest energy density corresponding to the deficit angle 8[pi][mu].
Wayne Lordan is one short of his 40th winner after winning the mile-and-a-half maiden on the Joanna Morgan-trained Scent, while Dermot Weld, speaking from the US, described Cosmic String as a "latematuring horse" after the 14-1 shot won the mile-anda-half handicap going away by six lengths under Shane Gorey.
Here, we look for a cosmic string, which is a linear topological defect with a conical singularity at the origin.
One of the interesting topological defects is cosmic string which may be originated during the early universe phase transitions [1] (see Kibble mechanism for more details [2]).
For example, Gott had noted the possibility that a finite, rapidly shrinking cosmic string in the form of a greatly stretched-out loop could also provide a setting for time travel.
Researchers said to open the space shortcut you would need a couple of black holes and some cosmic strings.A
Routray, "Anisotropic universe with cosmic strings and bulk viscosity," Astrophysics and Space Science, vol.
A more exotic idea that Lorimer finds particularly tantalizing is cosmic strings: these large defects in the structure of spacetime could distort, releasing bursts of energy.
The scientists hope such Pulsar Timing Arrays can detect gravitational waves caused by the motions of supermassive pairs of black holes in the early Universe, cosmic strings, and possibly from other exotic events in the first few seconds after the Big Bang.