On Wed, Jan 9, 2019 at 1:58 PM Philip Thrift <cloudver...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Is the Fine Structure Constant a rational number? Is it a algebraic >> number? Is it a transcendental number? Nobody knows. > > > > *> Is it computable at least?* Because the Fine Structure Constant has a physical and not a mathematical definition my intuition tells me it must be computable; and indeed we've already computed a very good approximation of it and there is no reason to think we couldn't do even better if we had faster computers that could sum up more of those Feynman diagrams. John K Clark -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/group/everything-list. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.