Cosmogenesis and Collapse
Abstract
Some possible benefits of dynamical collapse for a quantum theory of cosmogenesis are discussed. These are a possible long wait before creation begins, creation of energy and space, and choice of a particular universe out of a superposition.
 Publication:

Foundations of Physics
 Pub Date:
 January 2012
 DOI:
 10.1007/s1070101094827
 arXiv:
 arXiv:1003.5582
 Bibcode:
 2012FoPh...42....4P
 Keywords:

 Dynamical collapse;
 Cosmogenesis: creation of space;
 Planck energy;
 Zeno's paradox/watched pot behavior;
 Energy conservation violation;
 Spin 1/2 and collapse;
 Harmonic oscillator and collapse;
 FokkerPlanck equation;
 General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology;
 Quantum Physics
 EPrint:
 For a festschrift in Foundations of Physics in honor of Daniel Greenberger and Helmut Rauch in Foundations of Physics. This updates the previous version by adding an appendix (Appendix B) which contains the exact solution of a partial differential equation of importance in the paper