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Theory and Phenomenology of Space-Time Defects
Stockholm University, Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics (Nordita).
2014 (English)In: Advances in High Energy Physics, ISSN 1687-7357, E-ISSN 1687-7365, 950672- p.Article, review/survey (Refereed) Published
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Whether or not space-time is fundamentally discrete is of central importance for the development of the theory of quantum gravity. If the fundamental description of spacetime is discrete, typically represented in terms of a graph or network, then the apparent smoothness of geometry on large scales should be imperfect-it should have defects. Here, we review a model for space-time defects and summarize the constraints on the prevalence of these defects that can be derived from observation.

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2014. 950672- p.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-103326DOI: 10.1155/2014/950672ISI: 000333621300001OAI: diva2:716902


Available from: 2014-05-13 Created: 2014-05-12 Last updated: 2014-05-13Bibliographically approved

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