From Varying Couplings to Fundamental Physics: Proceedings of Symposium 1 of JENAM 2010

From Varying Couplings to Fundamental Physics: Proceedings of Symposium 1 of JENAM 2010


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ISBN-13: 9783642268496
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 07/15/2013
Series: Astrophysics and Space Science Proceedings
Edition description: 2011
Pages: 172
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Astrophysical Probes of Fundamental Physics.- Atomic transition frequencies, isotope shifts, and sensitivity to variation of the fine structure constant for studies of quasar absorption spectra.- String Theory, Dark Energy and Varying Couplings.- The variation of G in a negatively curved space-time.- Beyond Bekenstein’s Theory.- The cooling of white dwarfs and a varying gravitational constant.- Testing the Variation of Fundamental Constants with the CMB.- The value of the fine structure constant over cosmological times.- Current State of mp/me = m Measurements Versus Cosmic Time.- Robust limit on a varying proton-to-electron mass ratio from a single H2 system.- Searching for Chameleon-like Scalar Fields.- In search of the ideal systems to constrain the variation of fundamental constants.- Search for cosmological m variation from high-redshift H2 absorption; a status report.- Cosmological Birefringence: an Astrophysical test of Fundamental Physics.- ESO Future facilities to probe fundamental physical constants.- Starless cores as fundamental physics labs.- Spectrographs, Asteroids & Constants.

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