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>Constants
>Fudge factors
Either our top scientists are lazy or maths isn't so great at modelling the universe.
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>>7812734
>Constants

Constants are not always even constant in physics.
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>>7812749
Boltzmann's constant has never changed.
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>>7812734
B8
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>>7812762
virgin
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>>7812759
I meant like sometimes physicists will just flat out call things constants, which are not constants.

ex. In QFT the coupling constant is actually a function of the energy scale, [math] g\left( \mu \right) [/math].
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>>7812734
It's definitely the former.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proposed_redefinition_of_SI_base_units
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>>7812734
Or, the theory to accurately describe the relation hasn't been found yet so we're getting reasonable approximations with what we have that work pretty damn well.
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