Dirac’s cosmological theory

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Historical Context Note

Paul Dirac (1902-1984) presents a cosmological theory where the gravitational constant decreases slowly so that the age of the universe divided by the atomic light-crossing time always equals the ratio of the electric force to the gravitational force between a proton and electron

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Editors. "Dirac’s cosmological theory". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 May 2009
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=6558, accessed 26 October 2014.]