Relativity and Cosmology


Entropy, Neutrino Physics, and the Lithium Problem: Why Are there Stars with Essentially no Lithium Due to Serious Lithium Deficiency in Certain Spatial Regions in the Early Universe?

Authors: Andrew Beckwith

The consequences of abnormally low lithium abundance in a nearby population II star (which is almost as old as the supposed population III stars) as represented by HE0107-5240 are that standard BBN theory is out of sync with observations. Why such a low value for lithium problem in any stars as due to stellar formation and gravitational perturbation on DM will be discussed. Neutrino-gravitational wave interaction leads to a damping factor in intensity of relic GW of {1-5*(neutrino density/total density) +.. }, as shown in CMBR data sets may be a solution.. Analysis the big bang nucleosynthesis may help explain the anomalously low value of lithium abundance in the star HE0107-5240 which by orthodox BBN should not exist, as explained by Shigeyama et al. 2003

Comments: 3 pages, prototype of information to be transferred to Erice School of Nucear physics, in latex form before November 20, 2009 for Erice Nuclear physics 2009 conference, in "Progress in Particle and Nuclear physics", special edition.

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