30,000 times gravity on white dwarf star contradicts theory
Washington, July 07, 2013
First Published: 23:48 IST(7/7/2013)
Last Updated: 23:49 IST(7/7/2013)
A team of researchers has studied a distant star where gravity is more than 30,000 times greater than on Earth to test its controversial theory that one of the constants of nature is not a constant.
Dr Julian Berengut and his colleagues used the Hubble Space Telescope to measure the
strength of the electromagnetic force known as alpha on a white dwarf star. Dr Berengut, of the University of New South Wales School of Physics, said the team’s previous research.