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The second law of thermodynamics at cosmic scales

Diego Pavůn
Univ. Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain

The second law of thermodynamics is known to hold at small scales also when gravity plays a leading role, as in the case of black holes and self-gravitating radiation spheres. It has been suggested that it should as well at lare scales. By studying if this law is fulfilled in the case of homogeneous and isotropic universes, we explore whether this is the case regardless of the sign of the spatial curvature.

2018 November 09, 11:00

Faculdade de CiÍncias da Universidade de Lisboa (C8.2.03)
Campo Grande, 1749-016 Lisboa

Instituto de Astrof√≠sica e Ci√™ncias do Espa√ßo Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia COMPETE 2020 PORTUGAL 2020 União Europeia