Einstein's greatest mistake?

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Abstract

Recent astronomical observations have re-opened the old paradox that the universe appears to be younger than some of the objects within it. I suggest that a natural resolution of this paradox lies with the re-introduction of Einstein's cosmological constant, and that sentiment against this constant fails to take into account its connection with quantum field theory.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)219-227
Number of pages9
JournalAstrophysics and Space Science
Volume244
Issue number1-2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1996
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Space and Planetary Science

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