A class of anisotropic five-dimensional solutions for the early universeJ. Ponce de Leon1 and P. S. Wesson2
1 Department of Physics, University of Puerto Rico - P.O. Box 23343, San Juan, PR 00931, USA
2 Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Waterloo - Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1, Canada
received 11 June 2008; accepted in final form 8 September 2008; published October 2008
published online 8 October 2008
We solve the Ricci-flat equations of extended general relativity to obtain an interesting class of cosmological models. The solutions are analogous to the 4D ones of Bianchi type-I of Kasner type and have significant implications for astrophysics.
04.50.-h - Higher dimensional gravity and other theories of gravity.
04.20.Cv - Fundamental problems and general formalism.
11.90.+t - Other topics in general theory of fields and particles.
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