**Modified Gravity and Cosmology**

by T. Clifton, P.G. Ferreira, A. Padilla, C. Skordis

**Publisher**: arXiv 2012**Number of pages**: 312

**Description**:

In this review we present a thoroughly comprehensive survey of recent work on modified theories of gravity and their cosmological consequences. Amongst other things, we cover General Relativity, Scalar-Tensor, Einstein-Aether, and Bimetric theories, as well as TeVeS, f(R), general higher-order theories, Horava-Lifschitz gravity, Galileons, Ghost Condensates, and models of extra dimensions including Kaluza-Klein, Randall-Sundrum, DGP, and higher co-dimension braneworlds.

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