Short range gravitational fields : Rise and fall of the fifth force

During the 80’s, some experiments and the repetitions of old ones, lead to the hypothesis of a fifth force. Nevertheless, a more accurate research was not able to confirm this hypothesis. This article wants to go over again the most important steps of the event. PACS-01.65.+g History of science. PACS-04.80.Cc Experimental tests of gravitational theories… CONTINUE READING