String Theory Explanation of Galactic Rotation Found Using the Geodesic Constraint

Roberts, Mark D.  (Burpham Institute of Advanced Study, UK)

23 April 2019

Abstract: The unique spherically symmetric metric which has vanishing Weyl tensor, is asymptotically de-Sitter, and can model constant galactic rotation curves is presented. Two types of field equations are shown to have this metric as an exact solution. The first is Palatini varied scalar-tensor theory. The second is the low energy limit of string theory modified by inclusion of a contrived potential.


Published in: Advances in High Energy Physics 2019 (2019) 4129061
Published by: Hindawi
DOI: 10.1155/2019/4129061
arXiv: 1003.1309
License: CC-BY-3.0



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