Informational Nature of Dark Matter and Dark Energy and the Cosmological Constant


  • Olivier Denis IPI



Dark matter, Dark energy, Cosmological constant, Vacuum energy, Landauer's principle, Information


In this article, realistic quantitative estimation of dark matter and dark energy considered as informational phenomena have been computed, thereby explaining certain anomalies and effects within the universe. Moreover, by the same conceptual approach, the cosmological constant problem has been reduced by almost 120 orders of magnitude in the prediction of the vacuum energy from a quantum point of view. We argue that dark matter is an informational field with finite and quantifiable negative mass, distinct from the conventional fields of matter of quantum field theory and associated with the number of bits of information in the observable universe, while dark energy is negative energy, calculated as the energy associated with dark matter. Since dark energy is vacuum energy, it emerges from dark matter as a collective potential of all particles with their individual zero-point energy via Landauer's principle.


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Denis, O. (2023). Informational Nature of Dark Matter and Dark Energy and the Cosmological Constant. IPI Letters, 1, 66–77.