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Emergent Cosmology from Matrix Theory

@inproceedings{Brahma2021EmergentCF,
  title={Emergent Cosmology from Matrix Theory},
  author={Suddhasattwa Brahma and Robert H. Brandenberger and Samuel Laliberte},
  year={2021}
}
Matrix theory is a proposed non-perturbative definition of superstring theory in which space is emergent. We begin a study of cosmology in the context of matrix theory. Specifically, we show that matrix theory can lead to an emergent non-singular cosmology which, at late times, can be described by an expanding phase of Standard Big Bang cosmology. The horizon problem of Standard Big Bang cosmology is automatically solved. We show that thermal fluctuations in the emergent phase source an… Expand
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