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General Relativity and Gravitation

, Volume 38, Issue 4, pp 577–592 | Cite as

A supersymmetric Vista for quantum cosmology

  • Paulo Vargas Moniz
Research Article

Abstract

A brief overview on the subject of Supersymmetric Quantum Cosmology (SQC) is presented here. Different approaches are described, all of them being inspired by the search of a square root of (quantum) General Relativity. Some new ideas in the form of a list of (still!) open problems and an extensive bibliography are included.

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Quantum cosmology M. Ryan 

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  1. 1.Astronomy Unit, School of Mathematical Sciences, Queen MaryUniversity of LondonLondonUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.Departamento de FisicaUniversidade da Beira InteriorCovilhãPortugal
  3. 3.CENTRA-ISTLisboaPortugal

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