Do spacelike junctions in the Thin-Shell Formalism imply energy nonconservation and counterintuitive wormholes?
The Thin Shell Formalism (MTW 1973 p.551ff) is used to properly paste together different vacuum solutions to the Einstein equations. At the junction of the two solutions is a hypersurface of matter – ...
Mathematician here with a speculative physical question -- feel free to boot me if the level isn't right. Suppose one finds, or builds, a constellation of several black holes arranged in a circle. ...
I was watching a video on Youtube by Brian Greene, "the illusion of time."http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j-u1aaltiq4 In that video, he introduces to me the idea of a "brane," or a slice of the ...