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The Cosmic Coincidence as a Temporal Selection Effect Produced by the Age Distribution of Terrestrial Planets in the Universe

Egan, Chas; Lineweaver, Charles


The energy densities of matter and the vacuum are currently observed to be of the same order of magnitude: (Ωm0 ≈ 0.3) ∼ (ΩΛ0 ap; 0.7). The cosmological window of time during which this occurs is relatively narrow. Thus, we are presented with the c

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Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Astrophysical Journal, The
DOI: 10.1086/522197


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