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cosmological constant
cosmological constant
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noun
Astronomy
.
a term introduced by Einstein into his field equations of general relativity to permit a stationary, nonexpanding universe: it has since been abandoned in most models of the universe.
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Einstein model
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Origin:
1925–30
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cosmological constant
noun
an arbitrary constant in the equations of general relativity theory
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