Time-Varying [Formula presented] and Particle Physics

Tom Banks, Michael Dine, Michael Douglas

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We argue that models in which an observable variation of the fine structure constant is explained by motion of a cosmic scalar field are not stable under renormalization and require massive fine-tuning that cannot be explained by any known mechanism.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4
Number of pages1
JournalPhysical review letters
Issue number13
StatePublished - 2002

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Physics and Astronomy


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