We show that timelike maximal cylinders in ℝ1+2 always develop singularities in finite time and that, infinitesimally at a generic singularity, their time slices are evolved by a rigid motion or a self-similar motion. We also prove a mild generalization in other backgrounds.
|Original language||American English|
|Journal||Classical and Quantum Gravity|
|State||Published - Aug 21 2013|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)