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Universe's shock rapidly expanding waistline may squash Einstein flat

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Re: Well..

Einstein himself didn't like the original form of his equations, and was pleased that Hubble's findings allowed him to get rid of an ugly and implausible constant.

Well, that constant happens to not be implausible, it is actually different from zero, empirically.

So there.

There are number of modifications of Einstein Gravity, some of which are mathematically good-looking and fitting what we see, but so far there has not been compelling evidence to prefer them over bog-standard "simple" GR: Alternatives to GR.

Even Gödel tried his hand at that: Gödel metric.

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