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Energy in the vacuum

  1. Oct 11, 2007 #1


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    If one could find the deepest void in space, could the energy in a set volume be measured calculated?

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    Is this a nonsense question? i will try again if you think so.
  4. Oct 12, 2007 #3


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    The energy density of the dark energy is extremely small and, at the moment, it's only feasible to measure its effects on very large scales. A great many cosmological studies are currently devoted to measuring these effects (e.g. type Ia supernovae, gravitational lensing surveys).
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