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Why 10^520 Universes in String Theory Landscape

  1. Apr 20, 2014 #1
    I am trying to understand the connection between eternal inflation and the the string theory landscape of 10^520 possible universes

    Where is the original scientific article that proposed so many false vacua solutions

    If anyone can point me to the underlying equation and article that articulates there are up to 10^520 possible universes that would be very much appreciated

    Btw, I have just joined Physics Forums, searched high and low in google and in these forums but cannot find any definitive answers documented concisely anywhere
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  3. Apr 21, 2014 #2


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  4. Apr 23, 2014 #3
    I wrote this before so you can probably use some key words below to find relevant references. I have actually written a layman version. Bapowell already gave you the hint.
  5. Apr 23, 2014 #4
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