#### Table of contents

Bulg. J. Phys. vol. **45** no. 2 (2018)

**The BASIC2017 and a Big Bang in a Little Room. Introduction**

E. Guendelman, T.L. Curtright

pp. 081-084, [abs, pdf]

**Bethe-Salpeter Equation with Massive Vector Particle Constituents**

D.A. Owen

pp. 085-092, [abs, pdf]

**Phenomenological Mass Matrices with a Democratic Warp**

A. Kleppe

pp. 093-101, [abs, pdf]

**The BASICs of Branched Hamiltonians**

T.L. Curtright

pp. 102-113, [abs, pdf]

**Asymptotic Symmetries and Patient Observers in de Sitter**

M.S. Sloth

pp. 114-125, [abs, pdf]

**Effective Cosmological Constant and Dark Energy**

Y.J. Ng

pp. 126-137, [abs, pdf]

**Modified Dark Matter in Galaxies and Galaxy Clusters**

D. Edmonds, D. Farrah, D. Minic, Y.J. Ng, T. Takeuchi

pp. 138-151, [abs, pdf]

**Quintessence in Multi-Measure Generalized Gravity Stabilized by Gauss-Bonnet/Inflaton Coupling**

E. Guendelman, E. Nissimov, S. Pacheva

pp. 152-172, [abs, pdf]

**Extrinsic Curvature, Polyakov, Weyl, and Einstein**

T.L. Curtright

pp. 173-179, [abs, pdf]

**Finding Schwarzschild Metric Component**

*g*and FLRW's_{rr}*k*without Solving the Einstein Equation, Rather by a Synergistic Matching between Geometric Results Enfranchised by Newtonian GravityE.I. Guendelman, A. Rabinowitz, A.P. Banik

pp. 180-202, [abs, pdf]

**From Black Holes to Baby Universes: Exploring the Possibility of Creating a Cosmos in the Laboratory**

S. Ansoldi, Z. Merali, E.I. Guendelman

pp. 203-220, [abs, pdf]

**Quantum Fluctuation Theorems and Work–Energy Relationships with Due Regard for Convergence, Dissipation and Irreversibility**

C.M. Van Vliet

pp. 221-246, [abs, pdf]

**Ocean Heights Poster**

pp. 247-247, [abs, pdf]