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Canuto et al. 1976

Canuto, V., P.J. Adams, S.H. Hsieh, and E. Tsiang, 1976: Particle creation and Dirac's Large Numbers Hypothesis. Nature, 264, 485, doi:10.1038/264485a0.

In a recent paper Steigman claims to show that the creation of matter as postulated by Dirac is unnecessary. In particular he claims that a theory with a gravitational constant G varying as t-1 automatically implies that the number of nucleons within the horizon should increase as t2. If so, Dirac's hypothesis that N ∼ t2 must be due to spontaneous matter creation becomes unnecessary. We here show Steigman's claim to be incorrect.

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@article{ca09910l,
  author={Canuto, V. and Adams, P. J. and Hsieh, S. H. and Tsiang, E.},
  title={Particle creation and Dirac's Large Numbers Hypothesis},
  year={1976},
  journal={Nature},
  volume={264},
  pages={485},
  doi={10.1038/264485a0},
}

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TY  - JOUR
ID  - ca09910l
AU  - Canuto, V.
AU  - Adams, P. J.
AU  - Hsieh, S. H.
AU  - Tsiang, E.
PY  - 1976
TI  - Particle creation and Dirac's Large Numbers Hypothesis
JA  - Nature
VL  - 264
SP  - 485
DO  - 10.1038/264485a0
ER  -

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