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Cosmic Censorship: As Strong As Ever

Brady, Patrick R. and Moss, Ian G. and Myers, Robert C. (1998) Cosmic Censorship: As Strong As Ever. Physical Review Letters, 80 (16). pp. 3432-3435. ISSN 0031-9007.

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Spacetimes which have been considered counterexamples to strong cosmic censorship are revisited. We demonstrate the classical instability of the Cauchy horizon inside charged black holes embedded in de Sitter spacetime for all values of the physical parameters. The relevant modes that maintain the instability, in the regime which was previously considered stable, originate as outgoing modes near the black-hole event horizon. This same mechanism is also relevant for the instability of Cauchy horizons in other proposed counterexamples to strong cosmic censorship.

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Additional Information:© 1998 The American Physical Society. Received 12 January 1998; published in the issue dated 20 April 1998. P. R. B. is supported by the Sherman Fairchild Foundation Inc. and NSF Grant No. AST-9417371. R. C. M. is supported by NSERC of Canada, and by NSF Grant No. PHY94-07194. We also acknowledge useful conversations with D. M. Eardley and K. Thorne.
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Official Citation:Cosmic Censorship: As Strong As Ever Patrick R. Brady, Ian G. Moss, and Robert C. Myers pp. 3432-3435
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