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A new paradigm for the dynamics of the early Universe. / Tucker, Robin; Walton, Timothy; Arrayas, Manuel; Trueba, Jose Luis.

In: Classical and Quantum Gravity, Vol. 36, No. 24, 245016, 20.11.2019.

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Tucker, R, Walton, T, Arrayas, M & Trueba, JL 2019, 'A new paradigm for the dynamics of the early Universe', Classical and Quantum Gravity, vol. 36, no. 24, 245016. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6382/ab4ecc

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Tucker, R., Walton, T., Arrayas, M., & Trueba, J. L. (2019). A new paradigm for the dynamics of the early Universe. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 36(24), [245016]. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6382/ab4ecc

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Tucker R, Walton T, Arrayas M, Trueba JL. A new paradigm for the dynamics of the early Universe. Classical and Quantum Gravity. 2019 Nov 20;36(24). 245016. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6382/ab4ecc

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Tucker, Robin ; Walton, Timothy ; Arrayas, Manuel ; Trueba, Jose Luis. / A new paradigm for the dynamics of the early Universe. In: Classical and Quantum Gravity. 2019 ; Vol. 36, No. 24.

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