TITLE

Collapsing strings aid galaxy formation

AUTHOR(S)
Gribbin, John
PUB. DATE
October 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;10/26/91, Vol. 132 Issue 1792, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Looks at the explanation of scientist C. Barrabes on the reason for the disappearance of cosmic strings. Invocation of cosmic strings by theorists to explain where galaxies come from; Definition of cosmic string as a topological defect in space-time; Ability to form vibrating loops under very great tension; Barrabes' calculation of how such shrinking loop of string should behave.
ACCESSION #
10556407

 

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