Relativity and Cosmology


On Primordial Rotation of the Universe, Hydrodynamics, Vortices and Angular Momenta of Celestial Objects

Authors: Victor Christianto

In the present paper, we make some comments on a recent paper by Sivaram & Arun in The Open Astronomy Journal 2012, 5, 7-11 with title: ‘Primordial rotation of the Universe, Hydrodynamics, Vortices and angular momenta of celestial objects’, where they put forth an interesting idea on the origin of rotation of stars and galaxies based on torsion gravity. We extend further their results by hypothesizing the presence of quantized vortices in relation with the torsion vector. If the hypothesis is proven and observed, then it can be used to explain numerous unexplainable phenomena in galaxies etc. The quantization of circulation can be generalized to be Bohr-Sommerfeld quantization rules, which are found useful to describe quantization in astrophysical phenomena, i.e. planetary orbit distances. Further recommendation for observation of the proposed quantized vortices of superfluid helium in astrophysical objects is also mentioned.

Comments: 6 Pages. published in Prespacetime Journal, Dec. 2012,

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[v1] 2012-11-16 22:24:54
[v2] 2012-12-11 20:50:19

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