By Savely G. Karshenboim, Ekkehard Peik
In 1937 the query of a potential temporal edition of the elemental constants was once raised via Paul Dirac in his "large quantity hypothesis." this present day it seems that within the context of the quest for a unified conception of the elemental interactions. It touches either basic and utilized physics, because the postulated unalterability of the constants is the root for contemporary metrology. The booklet offers reports written via top specialists within the box. Focussing at the query of diversifications of the elemental "constants" in time or house, the chapters hide the theoretical framework within which diversifications are anticipated and the hunt for diversifications of amounts reminiscent of the fine-structure consistent, the electron/proton mass ratio, g-factors of proton and neutron and so forth. in astrophysical and geophysical observations and in precision experiments with atomic clocks and frequency standards.
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