Dark Energy May Not Be the Cosmological Constant as Theorized by Einstein

  In 1917, Albert Einstein originally included a cosmological constant in his field equations of general relativity in order to achieve a steady-state static Universe. Shortly after Edwin Hubble’s discovery of the expanding Universe in 1929, Einstein removed the cosmological constant, calling it the “greatest blunder of my life”. In the late 1990s, astronomers measured … Continue reading Dark Energy May Not Be the Cosmological Constant as Theorized by Einstein