Date(s) - 31/01/20073:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Title: The Inconstancy of Constants
Speaker: Dr. JoÃ£o Magueijo
Location: ABB 102
I review the reasons for doubting that the constants of nature honour their name. I’ll select a number of topics from the seminal paper of Dirac in the 1930s to the most recent claimed observational evidence for a varying fine structure ‘constant’.