Cosmological horizons and entropy
Abstract
An analog of Hawking's (1975) black hole area theorem is proved for Friedmanntype cosmological models with event horizons. The generalized second law of thermodynamics is investigated in cases where the horizon shrinks.
 Publication:

Classical and Quantum Gravity
 Pub Date:
 October 1988
 DOI:
 10.1088/02649381/5/10/013
 Bibcode:
 1988CQGra...5.1349D
 Keywords:

 Astronomical Models;
 Black Holes (Astronomy);
 Cosmology;
 Entropy;
 Hubble Constant;
 Quantum Theory;
 Schwarzschild Metric;
 SpaceTime Functions;
 Thermodynamics;
 Physics (General)