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Dobado González, Antonio and López Maroto, Antonio (2009) An introduction to the dark energy problem. Astrophysics and Space Science, 320 (1-3). pp. 167-171. ISSN 0004-640X

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Abstract

In this work we review briefly the origin and history of the cosmological constant and its recent reincarnation in the form of the dark energy component of the universe. We also comment on the fundamental problems associated to its existence and magnitude which require an urgent solution for the sake of the internal consistency of theoretical physics.


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© Springer. Conference on Network for Ultra Violet Astronomy (2007. Madrid, España). This work has been partially supported by the
DGICYT (Spain) under the project numbers FPA 2004-02602 and FPA
2005-02327 and by the Universidad Complutense/CAM: project number 910309. A.D. thanks Ana I. Gómez de Castro for her kind invitation
to participate in the NUVA Conference

Uncontrolled Keywords:Dark Energy, Cosmological Constant
Subjects:Sciences > Physics
ID Code:21333
Deposited On:05 Jun 2013 18:44
Last Modified:07 Feb 2014 10:29

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