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The Origin of Time in Mandelbrot Cosmology

Jonathan J. Dickau


The very beginning of the universe is a mystery to physicists and cosmologists are forced to speculate about the dynamics at the Planck scale, without the basis for a clear picture of the phenomenology. This is one area where the Mandelbrot Set offers profound insights, because using the Mandelbrot Mapping Conjecture we can chart what happens in the first few instants, and see how geometrization leads rapidly to an inflationary phase and then to baryogenesis, if we assume octonionic embedding. We chart how time began, and discuss how cosmological evolution works to create the present-day arrow of time, according to the Mandelbrot Set and its extended family of associated figures.

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