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awarded  Notable Question
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27
accepted Do massive particles exchange Higgs bosons?
Aug
27
asked Do massive particles exchange Higgs bosons?
Jul
15
comment Friedmann Equations with varying G?
Could G remain constant but the definition of energy changes globally with cosmological time? In that case G itself would not have an explicit time dependence - only the energy units themselves change.
Jul
15
comment Maybe photon energy is constant as the Universe expands?
Actually I think ticster is right. I now think what I'm hypothesising is that the definition of energy scales with the scale factor.
Jul
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comment Maybe photon energy is constant as the Universe expands?
In fact I think the Planck mass is scaling like $a(t)$. I think this in fact implies that $G \propto 1/a^2$ and together with a constant mass density we obtain a linear cosmology which fits observations quite well (see Melia's papers on the Arxiv).
Jul
14
comment Maybe photon energy is constant as the Universe expands?
I think the mass density now goes like $a/a^3 = 1/a^2$ leading to a linearly expanding cosmology ($a(t) \propto t$) which is very close to what is observed.
Jul
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comment Maybe photon energy is constant as the Universe expands?
I think the implication of my hypothesis is that the masses of all particles, including the Plank mass, increase with the cosmological scale factor.
Jul
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revised Maybe photon energy is constant as the Universe expands?
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asked Maybe photon energy is constant as the Universe expands?
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revised Should a radiation-filled Universe be scale invariant?
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revised Should a radiation-filled Universe be scale invariant?
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asked Should a radiation-filled Universe be scale invariant?
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accepted Measuring proper distance using a light beam
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comment Measuring proper distance using a light beam
I just want to use the flat FRW metric $ds^2 = -c^2dt^2 + a^2(t)(dx^2+dy^2+dz^2)$.
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asked Measuring proper distance using a light beam
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awarded  Inquisitive
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awarded  Curious
Jun
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comment Does a hydrogen atom today have same mass as a hydrogen atom in the future?
My hypothesis is that the Planck mass increases with the Universal scale factor. As the Planck mass is the ultimate mass scale then all particle masses increase in the same manner. However I don't think that the electronic charge $e$ changes with time. I think the global change in energy scale only affects cosmology and not local physics.
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28
revised Does a hydrogen atom today have same mass as a hydrogen atom in the future?
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