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Cosmic censorship conjecture - status?

  1. Apr 18, 2013 #1

    martinbn

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    What is the current status of the conjecture? I am interested in all possible aspects, counterexamples, attempts to formulate it in a mathematically rigorous way, proves in special cases, opinions, expectations and so on. Of course I have been trying to find information and have seen some things but the searches give a lot of useless links so I was wondering if anyone knows where to look. Overview articles would be great, the one that I am aware of is Penrose (1999).
     
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  3. Apr 18, 2013 #2

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  4. Apr 18, 2013 #3

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    Yes, I saw it, and it made me curious about the conjecture, for which I have only a very general and vague idea. Your question is specific and very interesting, and I hope someone will answer it. I remember the thread here that you started, then I was also trying to find some general information but gave up. Now I thought I would ask.
     
  5. Apr 19, 2013 #4

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    Cosmic censorship might not hold in d > 4. The Gregory-Laflamme instability is believed to be a potential counterexample.
     
  6. Apr 19, 2013 #5

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    Self-force as a cosmic censor
    Peter Zimmerman, Ian Vega, Eric Poisson, Roland Haas
    http://arxiv.org/abs/1211.3889
     
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