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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)265-274
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics (JCAP)
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2004


For a universe containing a cosmological constant together with uniform arrangements of magnetic fields, strings, or domain walls, exact solutions to the Einstein equations are shown to lead to a universe with ellipsoidal expansion. The magnetic field case is the easiest to motivate and has the highest possibility of finding application in observational cosmology.

    Research areas

  • Gravity, Inflation, Magnetic fields, Physics of the early universe

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