# Fundamental Physics in Space: A Quantum-Gravity Perspective

@article{AmelinoCamelia2004FundamentalPI, title={Fundamental Physics in Space: A Quantum-Gravity Perspective}, author={Giovanni Amelino-Camelia}, journal={General Relativity and Gravitation}, year={2004}, volume={36}, pages={539-560} }

I consider the possibility that space experiments be used to search for quantum properties of spacetime. On the basis of recent quantum-gravity results, I argue that insight on some quantum properties of spacetime can be obtained with experiments planned for the International Space Station, such as AMS and EUSO, and with satellite gamma-ray telescopes, such as GLAST.

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We show that some of the recent results reported in gr-qc/0308049 are based on assumptions which are in contrast with general properties of ``Doubly Special Relativity'' and/or with Planck-scale…

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