# Dark Energy or Apparent Acceleration Due to a Relativistic Cosmological Model More Complex than FLRW

@article{Ishak2007DarkEO, title={Dark Energy or Apparent Acceleration Due to a Relativistic Cosmological Model More Complex than FLRW}, author={Mustapha Ishak and James A. Richardson and David Garred and Delilah Whittington and Anthony Nwankwo and Roberto A. Sussman}, journal={Physical Review D}, year={2007}, pages={123531} }

We use the Szekeres inhomogeneous relativistic models in order to fit supernova combined data sets. We show that with a choice of the spatial curvature function that is guided by current observations, the models fit the supernova data almost as well as the LCDM model without requiring a dark energy component. The Szekeres models were originally derived as an exact solution to Einstein's equations with a general metric that has no symmetries and are regarded as good candidates to model the true…

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