author={Jaime Ponce de Leon},
  journal={Modern Physics Letters A},
  • J. P. Leon
  • Published 6 June 2001
  • Mathematics
  • Modern Physics Letters A
We discuss the question of whether the existence of singularities is an intrinsic property of 4D space–time. Our hypothesis is that singularities in 4D are induced by the separation of space–time from the other dimensions. We examine this hypothesis in the context of the so-called canonical or warp metrics in 5D. These metrics are popular because they provide a clean separation between the extra dimension and space–time. We show that the space–time section, in these metrics, inevitably becomes… 
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