Cosmic acceleration from first principles

  title={Cosmic acceleration from first principles},
  author={Juan Garc{\'i}a-Bellido and Llorenc Espinosa-Portales},
  journal={Physics of the Dark Universe},
General relativistic entropic acceleration theory may explain the present cosmic acceleration from first principles without the need of introducing a cosmological constant. Following the covariant formulation of non-equilibrium phenomena in the context of a homogeneous and isotropic FriedmannLemaitre-Robertson-Walker (FLRW) metric, we find that the growth of entropy associated with the causal horizon of our universe (inside a finite bubble in eternal inflation) induces an acceleration that is… Expand

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