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Are we entering an era of 'Penalty Shoot Out' for inflation?

  1. Jun 25, 2004 #1
    Here is a current paper:http://uk.arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0406230

    the authors can only be described as the 'premier-division' leaders, but the paper seems to be relaying a fundemental shift in Inflationary understandings, and this is having a direct consequence of the vast number of recent papers 'Racing' out of Pre-print arXiv websites with "Cosmological Constant" definitions as being paramount to the content!

    Amazing time's!
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  3. Jun 26, 2004 #2
    The paper, "Racetrack inflation", models an inflationary scenario in the framework of string theory. There's mention to something called Calabi-Yau volume. Does it refers to the volume of a Calabi-Yau manifold? What's the volume of a Calabi-Yau manifold, considering that's a 6-dimensional manifold?
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