# Glassy gravity

@article{DeGiuli2020GlassyG, title={Glassy gravity}, author={Eric De Giuli and Anthony Zee}, journal={Europhysics Letters}, year={2020}, volume={133} }

Euclidean quantum gravity is reconsidered, in the conformal mode approximation. Applying techniques from glass theory, we argue that the Euclidean partition function hides metastable states, which can be counted. This may reconcile conflicting results on the uniqueness of the de Sitter vacuum, and may be relevant to the cosmological constant problem.

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