Dark energy as a mirage

  title={Dark energy as a mirage},
  author={Teppo Mattsson},
  journal={General Relativity and Gravitation},
Motivated by the observed cosmic matter distribution, we present the following conjecture: due to the formation of voids and opaque structures, the average matter density on the path of the light from the well-observed objects changes from ΩM ≃ 1 in the homogeneous early universe to ΩM ≃ 0 in the clumpy late universe, so that the average expansion rate increases along our line of sight from EdS expansion Ht ≃ 2/3 at high redshifts to free expansion Ht ≃ 1 at low redshifts. To calculate the… Expand

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