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Derivation of the mass of the observable universe

Abstract

Using solely microphysical arguments, we arrive at an expression for the overall mass of the universe in terms of the constants of nature and the parameters describing the elementary particles. The link between cosmology and the microscopic world is thus highlighted in the spirit of Dirac's large number hypothesis.

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Carvalho, J.C. Derivation of the mass of the observable universe. Int J Theor Phys 34, 2507–2509 (1995). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00670782

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Keywords

  • Field Theory
  • Elementary Particle
  • Quantum Field Theory
  • Observable Universe
  • Microscopic World