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Proposals for fundamental physics experiments under weightlessness conditions

Dittus, H. and Lammerzahl, C. and Lockerbie, N.A. (2004) Proposals for fundamental physics experiments under weightlessness conditions. Acta Astronautica, 55 (3-9). pp. 161-167. ISSN 0094-5765

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Abstract

The results of a 2-year lasting ESA Topical Team on Fundamental Physics on the International Space Station are presented. The report starts with a short review about the status of fundamental physics and the corresponding theoretical questions and experimental quests. In a further step, the special conditions on the International Space Station (ISS) are related to the experimental requirements. In a last step, experiments are presented which are physically interesting and take essential advantage of the conditions on ISS.