Deconstructing de Sitter

  title={Deconstructing de Sitter},
  author={Vijay Balasubramanian and Petr Hořava and Djordje Minic},
  journal={Journal of High Energy Physics},
Semiclassical gravity predicts that de Sitter space has a finite entropy. We suggest a picture for Euclidean de Sitter space in string theory, and use the AdS/CFT correspondence to argue that de Sitter entropy can be understood as the number of degrees of freedom in a quantum mechanical dual. 
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