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Implications of a Time-Varying Fine Structure Constant

@article{AlfonsoFaus2002ImplicationsOA,
  title={Implications of a Time-Varying Fine Structure Constant},
  author={Antonio Alfonso-Faus},
  journal={arXiv: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology},
  year={2002}
}
  • A. Alfonso-Faus
  • Published 4 December 2002
  • Mathematics
  • arXiv: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology
Much work has been done after the possibility of a fine structure constant being time-varying. It has been taken as an indication of a time-varying speed of light. Here we prove that this is not the case. We prove that the speed of light may or may not vary with time, independently of the fine structure constant being constant or not. Time variations of the speed of light, if present, have to be derived by some other means and not from the fine structure constant. No implications based on the… 
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