JMP  Vol.9 No.10 , September 2018
Calculating Radiation Temperature Anisotropy in Flat Space Cosmology
ABSTRACT
The purpose of this paper is to show how one can use the FSC model of gravitational entropy to calculate cosmic radiation temperature anisotropy for any past cosmic time t since the Planck scale. Cosmic entropy follows the Bekenstein-Hawking definition, although in the correct-scaling form of, which scales 60.63 logs of 10 from the Planck scale. In the FSC model, cosmic radiation temperature anisotropy At = (t/to). The derived past anisotropy value can be compared to current co-moving anisotropy defined as unity (to/to). Calculated in this way, current gravitational entropy and temperature anisotropy have maximum values, and the earliest universe has the lowest entropy and temperature anisotropy values. This approach comports with the second law of thermodynamics and the theoretical basis of the Sachs-Wolfe effect, gravitational entropy as defined by Roger Penrose, and Erik Verlinde’s “emergent gravity” theory.
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Tatum, E. (2018) Calculating Radiation Temperature Anisotropy in Flat Space Cosmology. Journal of Modern Physics, 9, 1946-1953. doi: 10.4236/jmp.2018.910123.
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