If gravity warps space-time then would the ratio between the diameter and circumference of a circle near a large mass be different to pi? Or, to put it another way, is pi a variable rather than a constant? Many thanks, Greg
By Siv Schwink
November 29, 2012
Professor of Physics Philip Phillips has been elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for “distinguished contributions to theoretical condensed matter physics, including the developments of the random dimer model and the concept of ‘Mottness.’"
Founded in 1848, AAAS is the world’s largest general scientific society. Election as a Fellow is an honor bestowed upon members by their peers in recognition of meritorious efforts to advance science or technology. This year’s fellows will be recognized during the AAAS annual meeting in Boston in February.
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