Does The Force From an Extra Dimension Contradict Physics in 4D

  title={Does The Force From an Extra Dimension Contradict Physics in 4D},
  author={Jaime Ponce de Leon},
  journal={Physics Letters B},
  • J. P. Leon
  • Published 13 October 2001
  • Physics
  • Physics Letters B

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