Supernova Cosmology and the Fine Structure Constant

@inproceedings{Chiba2003SupernovaCA,
  title={Supernova Cosmology and the Fine Structure Constant},
  author={Takeshi Chiba},
  year={2003}
}
We study the dependence of the peak luminosity of Type Ia supernovae on the fine structure constant α. We find that decreasing (increasing) α enhances (reduces) the luminosity. Future experiments like SNAP could determine the variation of α to a precision of 10.