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Vacuum energy vs dark energy

  1. Aug 29, 2007 #1
    Are these possibly one and the same, or are they completely different concepts? It seems like both are credited for the expansion of the universe, depending on who is doing the talking.

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  3. Aug 29, 2007 #2

    George Jones

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    I would say that vacuum energy is a possible type of dark energy.

    I talk about related issues in post #32 of this thread.

    This thread may suggest other questions; if so, fire away.
     
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