Cosmological Constant



Cosmological Constant

The cosmological constant is an extra term in Einstein's equations of general relativity which physically represents the possibility that there is a density and pressure associated with "empty" space. The inclusion of this vacuum energy term can greatly effect cosmological theories.

Articles on that refer to Cosmological Constant

The Physical Constants as Biosignature By James N. Gardner
What is time, and what is the right language to describe change, in a closed system like the universe, which contains all of its observers? By Lee Smolin
Foreword to The Intelligent Universe By Ray Kurzweil

News Articles that refer to Cosmological Constant

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