# The Expectation Value of the Cosmological Constant

@article{Cyriac2015TheEV, title={The Expectation Value of the Cosmological Constant}, author={Josily Cyriac}, journal={arXiv: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology}, year={2015} }

The possibility of extending the quantum mechanical superposition principle to free parameters such as the cosmological constant appearing in the Lagrangian of physical theories is examined. If the cosmological constant is subject to a quantum mechanical superposition principle, its observed value is a weighted average of its two natural values, one at the Planck scale and the other at zero. As zero and nonzero values of the cosmological constant leads to topologically distinct spacetimes, the…

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