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Solving the Vacuum Catastrophe

Uncategorized Jun 13, 2019

Quantum field theory has made some incredibly accurate predictions about the universe, but it has also made some of the worst. One of the less-than-perfect predictions is known as the vacuum catastrophe.

This refers to the massive disagreement between the theoretical and measured values of the vacuum energy of the universe. This is no small difference, either — the measured value is 120 orders of magnitude less than the amount predicted by quantum field theory. Read more.

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