Causal stability conditions for general relativistic spacetimes

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Abstract

A brief overview of some open questions in general relativity with important consequences for causality theory is presented, aiming to a better understanding of the causal structure of the spacetime. Special attention is accorded to the problem of fundamental causal stability conditions. Several questions are raised and some of the potential consequences of recent results regarding the causality problem in general relativity are presented. A key question is whether causality violating regions are locally allowed. The new concept of almost stable causality is introduced; meanwhile, related conditions and criteria for the stability and almost stability of the causal structure are discussed.

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)258-264
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Physical Science and Application
Volume2
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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