Quantum Gravity and String Theory


A Derivation of Space and Time

Authors: Paul Bernard White

Four simple postulates are presented, from which we derive a (3+1)‑dimensional structure, interpreted as ordinary space and time. We then derive further properties of space: isotropy and homogeneity; a rapid expansion within the first instant of time (i.e. inflation); and a continual and uniform expansionary pressure, due to a continual influx of (non-zero-point) energy that is uniformly distributed (i.e. dark energy). In addition, the time dimension is shown to have an "arrow". These results suggest that the four postulates may be fundamental to the construction of the physical universe.

Comments: 10 pages. Publication: Progress in Physics 15 (2).

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[v1] 2019-03-05 20:29:02
[v2] 2019-03-13 17:39:29

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