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Comprehensive list of cosmological models and their properties?

  1. Sep 10, 2011 #1


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    Does anybody know about a comprehensive list of cosmological models and their properties? E.g. FRW, dS, AdS, ... Goedelspacetime, ... with metrics g, Christoffel symbols, Riemann tensors, Ricci, Ricci scalar, Kretschmann scalar, ...

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  3. Sep 11, 2011 #2


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    That's a big ask. I've never seen a book or paper that lists all that stuff for every metric. The comparison papers which summarize models tend to focus on symmetries and invariants. There's a good slice of that in this paper arXiv:gr-qc/0004016v1 (Bicak) and in 'the book', "Exact Solutions of Einstein's Field equations", Stephani et al (2nd edition).

    You could get GrTensor or Maxima and calculate them yourself from the metrics.
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