## Modern Supersymmetry: Dynamics and Duality

*John Terning*

- Published in print:
- 2005
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198567639
- eISBN:
- 9780191718243
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567639.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The book begins with a brief review of supersymmetry, the construction of the minimal supersymmetric standard model, and approaches to supersymmetry breaking. General non-perturbative methods are ... More

## INTRODUCTION TO THE ADS/CFT CORRESPONDENCE

*John Terning*

### in Modern Supersymmetry: Dynamics and Duality

- Published in print:
- 2005
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198567639
- eISBN:
- 9780191718243
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567639.003.0017
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

One of the most surprising developments in the SUSY theories was the realization that certain supergravity theories in higher dimensions are dual to 4D CFTs. In particular, several supergravity ... More

## Foundations of Modern Cosmology

*HELGE S. KRAGH*

### in Conceptions of Cosmos: From Myths to the Accelerating Universe: A History of Cosmology

- Published in print:
- 2006
- Published Online:
- January 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780199209163
- eISBN:
- 9780191706219
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199209163.003.0004
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Modern theoretical cosmology is essentially based on Einstein's theory of general relativity, with which this chapter starts. His original relativistic model of 1917 was closed and static, and made ... More

## The First Solutions and the Challenge of Their Interpretation

*Hanoch Gutfreund and Jürgen Renn*

### in The Formative Years of Relativity: The History and Meaning of Einstein's Princeton Lectures

- Published in print:
- 2017
- Published Online:
- May 2018
- ISBN:
- 9780691174631
- eISBN:
- 9781400888689
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691174631.003.0006
- Subject:
- Physics, History of Physics

This chapter discusses the first wave of the exploration of exact solutions to Einstein's gravitational field equations. When Einstein published the final form of the field equations in 1915, only an ... More

## The Genesis of Relativistic Cosmology

*Hanoch Gutfreund and Jürgen Renn*

### in The Formative Years of Relativity: The History and Meaning of Einstein's Princeton Lectures

- Published in print:
- 2017
- Published Online:
- May 2018
- ISBN:
- 9780691174631
- eISBN:
- 9781400888689
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691174631.003.0008
- Subject:
- Physics, History of Physics

This chapter highlights the background for the emergence of relativistic cosmology. A specific interpretational issue, which is treated in this context, is the role of Ernst Mach's principle and the ... More

## Global existence

*Hans Ringström*

### in On the Topology and Future Stability of the Universe

- Published in print:
- 2013
- Published Online:
- September 2013
- ISBN:
- 9780199680290
- eISBN:
- 9780191760235
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680290.003.0031
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Mathematical Physics, Geometry / Topology

In Chapter 31, we prove future global existence in the case that the initial data are specified on the 3-torus, and assuming the initial data are close to those of de Sitter space. The proof is a ... More

## Portrait Stories

*Michal Peled Ginsburg*

- Published in print:
- 2014
- Published Online:
- May 2015
- ISBN:
- 9780823262601
- eISBN:
- 9780823266517
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Fordham University Press
- DOI:
- 10.5422/fordham/9780823262601.001.0001
- Subject:
- Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

What makes stories about portraits so gripping and unsettling? Portrait Stories argues that it is the ways they articulate the relation between subjectivity and representation. While in ... More

## Inhomogeneous aspects of cosmology

### in Advanced General Relativity: Gravity Waves, Spinning Particles, and Black Holes

- Published in print:
- 2013
- Published Online:
- September 2013
- ISBN:
- 9780199680696
- eISBN:
- 9780191760662
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680696.003.0004
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Inhomogeneities are introduced into isotropic cosmologies in the form of gravitational waves. Plane gravitational waves are introduced exactly into the de Sitter universe via a geometrical ... More

## Willem de Sitter and the Expanding Universe

*Helge Kragh*

### in Masters of the Universe: Conversations with Cosmologists of the Past

- Published in print:
- 2014
- Published Online:
- March 2015
- ISBN:
- 9780198722892
- eISBN:
- 9780191789564
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722892.003.0006
- Subject:
- Physics, History of Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The interview with the eminent Dutch astronomer Willem de Sitter took place in Leiden in 1933, at a time when the expanding universe was accepted by many astronomers. De Sitter looked back to the ... More

## AdS crunches, CFT falls, and cosmological complexity

*Barbón José Luis and Rabinovici Eliezer*

### in Theoretical Physics to Face the Challenge of LHC: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 97, August 2011

- Published in print:
- 2015
- Published Online:
- March 2015
- ISBN:
- 9780198727965
- eISBN:
- 9780191794278
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727965.003.0016
- Subject:
- Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter discusses the holographic description of crunching AdS cosmologies. Crunching FRW models with hyperbolic spatial sections are dual to semiclassical condensates in deformed de Sitter (dS) ... More