Magic Number: A Partial History of the Fine-Structure Constant

  title={Magic Number: A Partial History of the Fine-Structure Constant},
  author={Helge Kragh},
  journal={Archive for History of Exact Sciences},
  • H. Kragh
  • Published 1 July 2003
  • Mathematics
  • Archive for History of Exact Sciences
L'A. demontre la place importante de constantes dans les formules et equations de la physique moderne, leur developpement jusqu'aux annees 1960 et leur role en physique theorique 
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