Planck-scale physics: Facts and beliefs [Book Review]

Foundations of Science 12 (4):277-294 (2007)
Abstract
The relevance of the Planck scale to a theory of quantum gravity has become a worryingly little examined assumption that goes unchallenged in the majority of research in this area. However, in all scientific honesty, the significance of Planck’s natural units in a future physical theory of spacetime is only a plausible, yet by no means certain, assumption. The purpose of this article is to clearly separate fact from belief in this connection.
Keywords dimensional analysis  Planck’s units  quantum gravity
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DOI 10.1007/s10699-006-9102-3
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