I read in several sources that the existence of life is impossible in the supersymmetric Minkowski vacuum (also called the terminal vacuum, the true vacuum or the global minimum). Why? After all, after the decay of a metastable vacuum, particles of their own appear in the supersymmetric Minkowski vacuum, these particles interact. What prevents the emergence of complex systems?

  • $\begingroup$ Which several sources? Which pages? $\endgroup$
    – Qmechanic
    Jun 21 at 15:03
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    $\begingroup$ @Qmechanic For example, in this article. arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0610132 Page 7 $\endgroup$ Jun 21 at 15:08
  • $\begingroup$ "Vacua with negative cosmological constant also have finite causal diamonds because they contain a big crunch. In the case of false vacua which can decay to Λ = 0, one might think an infinity appears even in the local analysis. Since such vacua must be supersymmetric, they cannot contain observers". $\endgroup$ Jun 21 at 15:09
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    $\begingroup$ @JoãoBosco You wrote something completely incomprehensible. $\endgroup$ Jun 21 at 16:44
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    $\begingroup$ The cited article does not mention "Minkowski" or "Minkowski vacuum". I could not find a definition of "Minkowski vacuum" on the internet. Please post a definition of "Minkowski vacuum" with a citation of a source. What kind of "space" is relevant? What math defines this kind of space? $\endgroup$
    – Buzz
    Jun 23 at 14:27

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