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Some Mathematics Inspired by 137.036

  title={Some Mathematics Inspired by 137.036},
  author={J. Markovitch},
The experimental value of the fine structure constant inverse from physics (approximately 137.036) is shown to also have an interesting role in pure mathematics. Specifically, 137.036 is shown to occur in the minimal solution to one of several slightly asymmetric equations (that is, equations whose left- and right-hand sides are very similar). 

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