By Claudia Moreno González,José Edgar Madriz Aguilar,Luz Marina Reyes Barrera

Proceedings from the 2012 Fourth foreign assembly on Gravitation and Cosmology, targeting speeded up cosmic expansion

This quantity offers either an replace and a evaluation of the nation of different theories of gravity in reference to the sped up growth of the universe factor. varied theoretical proposals exist to give an explanation for the acceleration within the cosmic growth, producing the darkish power factor and starting the prospect to theories of gravity substitute to basic relativity. comparable matters comparable to the darkish subject challenge also are surveyed to be able to provide the readers profound perception at the topic from various issues of view. constructed from brief talks and plenary lectures given by means of best specialists within the box, a few of them with fantastic and ancient contributions, the publication permits the reader to discover readable and referenced surveys in subject matters like f(R) theories, the darkish topic and darkish power matters, transformed Newtonian Dynamics (MOND) eventualities, f(T) theories, scalar-tensor theories derived from non-Riemannian geometries, emergent universes, the cosmological consistent and different subject matters of present curiosity for more youthful and senior physicists and graduate scholars.

These court cases are from the Fourth foreign assembly on Gravitation and Cosmology, held in Guadalajara, Jalisco, México, from 20 - 25 might, 2012, used to be subsidized by means of ICTP- Trieste, Italy and COECyTJAL-Universidad de Guadalajara, México. This occasion is a chain of medical conferences all started in 2004 in Cuba, targeting present and chosen subject matters within the fields of gravitation and cosmology.

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