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Cosmological constant

  1. Mar 28, 2010 #1
    Why are the units of the Cosmological constant Lambda 1/m^2? is this just convention to make the density parameter unitless?
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  3. Mar 29, 2010 #2


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    Einstein's equations better portray the cosmological constant in dimensionless units.
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