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Where does dark energy come from

  1. Nov 21, 2012 #1


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    Not only have we accepted dark energy, but we have accepted that it is increasing with the expansion of the U , what AFAIK we have not accepted is where this energy comes from

    So what are the latest ideas on this.
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  3. Nov 21, 2012 #2


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    A cosmological constant is a very good candidate, some other fields are discussed I think.
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