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A Shift of Nucleon Mass Could Substitute the Idea of an Accelerated Expansion
International Journal of High Energy Physics
Volume 4, Issue 2, April 2017, Pages: 19-22
Received: Jul. 5, 2017; Accepted: Jul. 19, 2017; Published: Aug. 4, 2017
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Johann Michael Köhler, Department of Physical Chemistry and Microreaction Technology, Institute for Micro and Nano Technologies, Technical University Ilmenau, Ilmenau, Germany
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A considering of a very slow shift in the nucleon rest mass is proposed in order to avoid the assumption of acceleration in the expansion of the universe. A recent yearly change in the order of magnitude of 5*10-11 is sufficient for an alternative approach, which interprets the discrepancy between the low intensity of far-distance supernovae Ia and their red-shift by a reduction of supernovae energy. Such a reduction of intensity could be explained by a lowered critical mass of the white dwarf due to higher nucleon masses and lower required particle numbers in the critical state.
Accelerated Expansion, White Dwarfs, Supernovae Ia, Nucleon Mass, Chandrasekhar Limit
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Johann Michael Köhler, A Shift of Nucleon Mass Could Substitute the Idea of an Accelerated Expansion, International Journal of High Energy Physics. Vol. 4, No. 2, 2017, pp. 19-22. doi: 10.11648/j.ijhep.20170402.11
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