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Energy Content of Gravitation as a Way to Quantify Both Entropy and Information Generation in the Early Universe

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Based upon Alcubierre’s formalism about energy flux of gravitational waves, as well as Saunder’s treatment of temperature dependence of the Hubble parameter in the early universe, we initiate a particle count treatment of gravitons, and subsequent entropy generation which gives, via the standard model treatment of the FRW metric a way to explain/justify a value of entropy of the order of S~106-107 at the very onset of inflation.

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A. Beckwith, "Energy Content of Gravitation as a Way to Quantify Both Entropy and Information Generation in the Early Universe," Journal of Modern Physics, Vol. 2 No. 2, 2011, pp. 58-61. doi: 10.4236/jmp.2011.22010.

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