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What can unimodular gravity teach us about the cosmological constant?

by Ippocratis Saltas (University of Lisbon)

4-2-011 - TH common room (CERN)

4-2-011 - TH common room


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Unimodular gravity became very popular over the last years as a theory that could shed light on the cosmological—constant problem. In this talk, I will explain the idea behind unimodular gravity, and discuss its (in)ability to bring a new perspective to the problem of the cosmological vacuum.