Can the universe be charged?

S. Orito, M. Yoshimura

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We point out a possibility of temporal charge nonconservation in cosmological models based on more-dimensional theories a là Kaluza-Klein. A net excess charge may then have been created before the extra dimensional space was compactified. Cosmological implications of the excess charge are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2457-2460
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number22
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1985
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Physics and Astronomy


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