International Journal of Theoretical Physics

, Volume 25, Issue 8, pp 897–904

New look at the large numbers

  • Thomas Görnitz


A new interpretation for the large number hypothesis is given, referring to the close connection between the Bekenstein-Hawking entropy and Weizsäckers ur theory.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas Görnitz
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  1. 1.Arbeitsgruppe Afheldt an der Max-Planck-GesellschaftStarnbergWest Germany

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