The gravity of cosmic loops

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It is demonstrated that the gravitational field of a loop of cosmic string can repel particles. This leads to a very interesting pattern of accretion of matter around a cosmic loop.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1053-1058
Number of pages6
JournalGeneral Relativity and Gravitation
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 1 1987
Externally publishedYes

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  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)


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