Proportions: dimensionless parameters

  • Jean-Philippe Uzan
  • Bénédicte Leclercq
Part of the Springer Praxis Books book series (PRAXIS)


So far, our inquiry shows that physics rests on solid foundations, its structure being supported by the fundamental constants. However, we have as yet said nothing about the possible variation of a fundamental constant. Which constants could vary? And in what proportion? What observable effects would there be?


Black Hole Electric Charge Magnetic Flux Dimensionless Parameter Fundamental Constant 
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© Praxis Publishing Ltd. 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean-Philippe Uzan
    • 1
  • Bénédicte Leclercq
    • 2
  1. 1.Institut d’Astrophysique de ParisCNRSParisFrance
  2. 2.Pour la scienceParisFrance

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