University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Physics and Astronomy Calendar

Friday, September 27th 2019
12:30 pm:
Speaker: Csaba Csaki (Cornell U.)
Subject: Crunching away the CC problem

I present a new approach for explaining the smallness of the observed cosmological constant. While we do assume a large number of patches with different CC's, in our mechanism the patches with a large CC will be short lived and undergo a crunch after a short time. This mechanism has falsifiable experimental predictions, and also solve the measure problem of the usual anthropic approach.

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