In the present study, an
oscillatory model of the universe is proposed wherein the universe undergoes a
sequence of big bang, expansion, contraction, big bang—repeated ad infinitum.
The universe comprises of a “World” and an “Antiworld” in both
of which matter operates in the positive time zone and antimatter in the
negative time zone. Big bang is predicted as the violent encounter between
matter and antimatter. It is suggested that antimatter has negative mass and is
hugely abundant. It is also shown why it is extremely rare in spite of its
abundance. It is predicted that a built in transformation converts
matter to antimatter and viceversa. Finally, it is established that symmetry
between matter and antimatter in the universe is maintained
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S. Thakur and S. Mukerji, "A Brief Study of the Universe," International Journal of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Vol. 3 No. 2, 2013, pp. 137-152. doi: 10.4236/ijaa.2013.32016.
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