Cosmological horizons and entropy

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Abstract

An analogue of Hawking's black hole area theorem (1975) is proved for Friedmann-type cosmological models with event horizons. The generalised second law of thermodynamics is investigated in cases where the horizon shrinks.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number013
Pages (from-to)1349-1355
Number of pages7
JournalClassical and Quantum Gravity
Volume5
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - 1988
Externally publishedYes

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Cosmological horizons and entropy. / Davies, Paul.

In: Classical and Quantum Gravity, Vol. 5, No. 10, 013, 1988, p. 1349-1355.

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