A dynamical inconsistency of Horava gravity

  title={A dynamical inconsistency of Horava gravity},
  author={Marc Henneaux and Axel Kleinschmidt and Gustavo Lucena G'omez},
  journal={Physical Review D},
The dynamical consistency of the nonprojectable version of Ho\ifmmode \check{r}\else \v{r}\fi{}ava gravity is investigated by focusing on the asymptotically flat case. It is argued that for generic solutions of the constraint equations the lapse must vanish asymptotically. We then consider particular values of the coupling constants for which the equations are tractable and in that case we prove that the lapse must vanish everywhere\char22{}and not only at infinity. Put differently, the… 

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