The Poincaré gauge theory of gravity has a Lorentz connection with both torsion and curvature. For this theory two good propagating connection modes, carrying spin-0 + and spin-0 -, have been found. The possible effects of the spin-0 + mode in cosmology were investigated in a previous work by our group; there it was found that the 0 + mode could account for the presently accelerating universe. Here, we extend the analysis to also include the spin-0 - mode. The resulting cosmological model has three degrees of freedom. We present both the Lagrangian and Hamiltonian form of the dynamic equations for this model, find the late-time normal modes, and present some numerical evolution cases. In the late time asymptotic regime the two dynamic modes decouple, and the acceleration of the Universe oscillates due to the spin-0 + mode.
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