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What prediction led to the vacuum catastrophe?

The disagreement between predicted and measured energy density of the vacuum is one of the great unsolved problems of science. According to this book the predicted energy density was obtained as ...
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Has unnaturalness motivated new ideas in physics?

The cosmological constant problem arises because the natural scale of the cosmological constant is $10^{120}$ times larger than what we observe. This implies that the dimensionless constant is much ...
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How many physical constants should there be?

I see there are different accounts on the number of physical constants. Is there any theory predicting what the number of physical constants is? I agree there should be at least one but I have no ...