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The “Mass Boom”: The Effect of the Expansion of the Universe on the Fundamental “Constants”

  • A. Alfonso-Faus

Abstract

Perhaps the most analyzed case for the possibility of time-varying “constants” corresponds to Newton’s gravitational constant G. Much work has been done in the past. A few names that have been involved in this research are Eddington [1], Dirac [2], Brans and Dicke [3], Hoyle and Narlikar [4], Narlikar [5], Canuto [6], Adams [7], Alfonso-Faus [8] etc. At present the general feeling is that there is no evidence for a changing G. But the vast majority of this work has been done leaving the speed of light constant. One exception is the work of Petit [9], Alfonso-Faus [10], Belinchón [11] and Belinchón and Alfonso-Faus [12] using the conservation equations to keep G/c 2 constant. Hence under this view, a time varying G implies a time varying speed of light c. We proceed here to further analyze this approach.

Keywords

Dark Matter Gravity Quantum Lorentz Invariance Magnetic Monopole Zeeman Effect 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Alfonso-Faus
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  1. 1.E.U.I.T. Aeronáutica Plaza Cardenal Cisneros s/nMadridEspaña

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