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Holographic Dark Information Energy: Predicted Dark Energy Measurement
Department of Engineering and Design, University of Sussex, Brighton, BN1 9QT, UK,
Received: 17 January 2013; in revised form: 11 March 2013 / Accepted: 19 March 2013 / Published: 22 March 2013
Abstract: Several models have been proposed to explain the dark energy that is causing universe expansion to accelerate. Here the acceleration predicted by the Holographic Dark Information Energy (HDIE) model is compared to the acceleration that would be produced by a cosmological constant. While identical to a cosmological constant at low redshifts, z < 1, the HDIE model results in smaller Hubble parameter values at higher redshifts, z > 1, reaching a maximum difference of 2.6 ± 0.5% around z ~ 1.7. The next generation of dark energy measurements, both those scheduled to be made in space (ESA’s Euclid and NASA’s WFIRST missions) and those to be made on the ground (BigBOSS, LSST and Dark Energy Survey), should be capable of determining whether such a difference exists or not. In addition a computer simulation thought experiment is used to show that the algorithmic entropy of the universe always increases because the extra states produced by the accelerating expansion compensate for the loss of entropy from star formation.
Keywords: Landauer’s principle; Holographic principle; dark energy experiments; dark energy theory; cosmological constant experiments
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Gough, M.P. Holographic Dark Information Energy: Predicted Dark Energy Measurement. Entropy 2013, 15, 1135-1151.
Gough MP. Holographic Dark Information Energy: Predicted Dark Energy Measurement. Entropy. 2013; 15(3):1135-1151.
Gough, Michael P. 2013. "Holographic Dark Information Energy: Predicted Dark Energy Measurement." Entropy 15, no. 3: 1135-1151.