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No Need for Dark-Matter, Dark-Energy or Inflation, Once Ordinary Matter is Properly Represented?

Version 1 : Received: 16 July 2018 / Approved: 18 July 2018 / Online: 18 July 2018 (16:32:47 CEST)
Version 2 : Received: 20 July 2018 / Approved: 25 July 2018 / Online: 25 July 2018 (10:49:18 CEST)
Version 3 : Received: 4 January 2019 / Approved: 8 January 2019 / Online: 8 January 2019 (10:02:54 CET)

How to cite: Knoll, Y. No Need for Dark-Matter, Dark-Energy or Inflation, Once Ordinary Matter is Properly Represented?. Preprints 2018, 2018070337 (doi: 10.20944/preprints201807.0337.v1). Knoll, Y. No Need for Dark-Matter, Dark-Energy or Inflation, Once Ordinary Matter is Properly Represented?. Preprints 2018, 2018070337 (doi: 10.20944/preprints201807.0337.v1).

Abstract

In a recent Foundations of Physics paper [5] by the current author it was shown that,  when the  self-force problem of classical electrodynamics is properly solved, the representation of matter which results becomes a plausible  ontology underlying QM's statistical description. In the current paper we extend this result, showing that  ordinary matter,  thus represented, possibly suffices in explaining  the outstanding observations currently requiring for this task the contrived notions of dark-matter, dark-energy and  inflation. The single `fix' to classical electrodynamics,  demystifying both very  small and very large scale physics, should be contrasted with other ad hoc solutions to either problems. Instrumental to our cosmological model is scale covariance (and `spontaneous breaking' thereof), a formal symmetry of CE which we consider to be just as important as its Poincare covariance.

Subject Areas

dark matter; dark energy; inflation; scale covariance; foundations of general relativity

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