[1011.2908] Dark Matter as a Relativistic Inertial Effect in Einstein Canonical Gravity?

Authors: Luca Lusanna (INFN, Firenze)

Date: 12 Nov 2010

Abstract: After the study of non-inertial frames in special relativity with emphasis on the problem of clock synchronization (i.e. of how to define 3-space), an overview is given of Einstein canonical gravity in the York canonical basis and of its Hamiltonian Post-Minkowskian (PM) linearization in 3-orthogonal gauges. It is shown that the York time (the trace of the extrinsic curvature of 3-spaces) is the inertial gauge variable describing the general relativistic remnant of the clock synchronization gauge freedom. The dark matter implied by the rotation curves of galaxies can be explained with a choice of the York time implying a PM extension of the Newtonian celestial frame ICRS.

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