Cosmological Horizons

  • Valerio Faraoni
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 907)


FLRW spacetimes are much simpler than black hole spacetimes but still contain horizons. Cosmological horizons have been studied in inflationary scenarios of the early universe. In general, FLRW spaces contain time-dependent apparent horizons expressed by simple equations. This chapter discusses such cosmological apparent horizons and their dynamics.


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  • Valerio Faraoni
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  1. 1.Physics DepartmentBishop’s UniversitySherbrookeCanada

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