Better understanding of the Universe expansion via considering turbulence of gravitational waves

  • Research
Published on December 20, 2021 Updated on January 3, 2022
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Campus Varlose

Fluctuations turbulentes de deux composantes de l'espace-temps.
Fluctuations turbulentes de deux composantes de l'espace-temps. Sébastien Galtier

Gravitational waves can give rise to turbulence. This was shown by a numerical simulation of Einstein's equations by researchers from the Plasma Physics Laboratory and the Nice Institute of Physics. This work could lead to a better understanding of the initial expansion of post-Big-Bang Universe.

More information in the press release (in French) from CNRS.