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Title: Possible astronomical effects of mirror particles

Abstract

A discussion is given of the astronomical implications of a model wherein every elementary particle would have a corresponding mirror (M-) particle of the same mass, and to each interaction (strong, weak, electromagnetic) there would correspond an M-interaction. Ordinary (O-) and M-particles could interact essentially only by gravitation. As the model properties are strictly symmetric, so also would be the cosmological evolution of O- and M-matter. Qualitative consideration of how M-irregularities would evolve in the early universe suggests that on mass scales M< or approx. =10/sup 6/ M/sub sun/ there will be practically no mixing of O- and M-matter except by accretion. The model can be tested by improving the observational data on the primordial helium abundance, the missing mass in the galactic disk, and perhaps the nonradial oscillations of the sun.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Institute of Theoretical and Experimental Physics, Moscow
OSTI Identifier:
5143011
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Sov. Astron. (Engl. Transl.); (United States)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 27:4
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; ANTIMATTER; COSMOLOGY; GRAVITATIONAL INTERACTIONS; UNIVERSE; HELIUM; MATTER; ORIGIN; BASIC INTERACTIONS; ELEMENTS; FLUIDS; GASES; INTERACTIONS; NONMETALS; RARE GASES; 640106* - Astrophysics & Cosmology- Cosmology

Citation Formats

Blinnikov, S I, and Khlopov, M Y. Possible astronomical effects of mirror particles. United States: N. p., 1983. Web.
Blinnikov, S I, & Khlopov, M Y. Possible astronomical effects of mirror particles. United States.
Blinnikov, S I, and Khlopov, M Y. Fri . "Possible astronomical effects of mirror particles". United States.
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abstractNote = {A discussion is given of the astronomical implications of a model wherein every elementary particle would have a corresponding mirror (M-) particle of the same mass, and to each interaction (strong, weak, electromagnetic) there would correspond an M-interaction. Ordinary (O-) and M-particles could interact essentially only by gravitation. As the model properties are strictly symmetric, so also would be the cosmological evolution of O- and M-matter. Qualitative consideration of how M-irregularities would evolve in the early universe suggests that on mass scales M< or approx. =10/sup 6/ M/sub sun/ there will be practically no mixing of O- and M-matter except by accretion. The model can be tested by improving the observational data on the primordial helium abundance, the missing mass in the galactic disk, and perhaps the nonradial oscillations of the sun.},
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journal = {Sov. Astron. (Engl. Transl.); (United States)},
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year = {1983},
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