Galileons and naked singularities

Thomas L. Curtright

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A simple trace-coupled Galileon model is shown to admit spherically symmetric static solutions with naked spacetime curvature singularities.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)366-369
Number of pages4
JournalPhysics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics
Issue number2
StatePublished - Sep 19 2012
Externally publishedYes


  • Cosmic censorship
  • Dark energy
  • Dark matter
  • Duality
  • Galileon
  • Geon
  • Inflation
  • Naked singularity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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