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Entropy 2014, 16(4), 1902-1916; doi:10.3390/e16041902
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A Dynamic Dark Information Energy Consistent with Planck Data

Received: 16 February 2014; in revised form: 10 March 2014 / Accepted: 19 March 2014 / Published: 27 March 2014
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Abstract: The 2013 cosmology results from the European Space Agency Planck spacecraft provide new limits to the dark energy equation of state parameter. Here we show that Holographic Dark Information Energy (HDIE), a dynamic dark energy model, achieves an optimal fit to the published datasets where Planck data is combined with other astrophysical measurements. HDIE uses Landauer’s principle to account for dark energy by the energy equivalent of information, or entropy, of stellar heated gas and dust. Combining Landauer’s principle with the Holographic principle yields an equation of state parameter determined solely by star formation history, effectively solving the “cosmic coincidence problem”. While HDIE mimics a cosmological constant at low red-shifts, z < 1, the small difference from a cosmological constant expected at higher red-shifts will only be resolved by the next generation of dark energy instrumentation. The HDIE model is shown to provide a viable alternative to the main cosmological constant/vacuum energy and scalar field/ quintessence explanations.
Keywords: Landauer’s principle; holographic principle; dark energy experiments; dark energy theory; cosmological constant experiments Landauer’s principle; holographic principle; dark energy experiments; dark energy theory; cosmological constant experiments
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