The cosmological constant problem assumes that the cosmological constant (determined experimentally) can be identified with the vacuum energy density. Theroretical arguments from quantum gravity results in a vacuum energy density which is 122 orders of magnitude too big. In contrast to this, opinions, that say that these are two different things, can be heard sporadically. How can such statements be substantiated? Where are they quoted?

  • $\begingroup$ Maybe add a reference request? $\endgroup$ – More Anonymous Nov 28 '19 at 15:34
  • $\begingroup$ ned.ipac.caltech.edu/level5/Carroll2/Carroll.html Section 1.3 $\endgroup$ – Layla Nov 28 '19 at 16:46
  • $\begingroup$ Carroll motivates the mentioned identification with the Lorenz invariance. I‘am interested in arguments which substantiate that the cosmological constant cannot identified with the vacuum energy density. $\endgroup$ – user185188 Nov 29 '19 at 8:30
  • $\begingroup$ @Reign A more readable version ? $\endgroup$ – Keith McClary Nov 30 '19 at 5:40
  • $\begingroup$ @KeithMcClary yes thanks I didnt know thst $\endgroup$ – Layla Nov 30 '19 at 6:11

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