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Two-Sheeted Universe, Analyticity and the Arrow of Time

@inproceedings{Boyle2021TwoSheetedUA,
  title={Two-Sheeted Universe, Analyticity and the Arrow of Time},
  author={Latham A. Boyle and Neil Turok},
  year={2021}
}
Our universe seems to be radiation dominated at early times, and vacuum energy dominated at late times. When we consider the maximal analytic extension of this spacetime, its symmetries and complex analytic properties suggest a picture in which spacetime has two sheets, exchanged by an isometry which, in turn, picks a preferred (CPT-symmetric) vacuum state for quantum fields on the spacetime. Previously [1, 2], we showed how this line of thought provides new explanations for dark matter, the… Expand

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