There are a few ways to define the electric charge of the electron. One of them is the renormalised charge (a better name would be the Coloumb charge). This is basically where you take the electric charge to be the value of the probability that an electron's momentum isn't altered when it interacts with a photon.
From what I know about QED you can fit in a thimble. I understand when you take the electric charge to be anything other than the bare (charge in the absence of interaction) you are suggesting a scale of interaction. In the case of applying the renormalization recipe to electric charge, you are inferring a change of scale. In high-energy situations, very short scales are relevant. You again can avoid those nasty infinities by asserting renormalization. I can barely say it removing infinities by subtracting themouch!
In essence, the renormalized calculation becomes a function of the original bare values after applying a large momentum cutoff, the relationship is then inverted between the bare values and the renormalized ones. In case of electric charge, the expression parameter becomes the renormalized constant for electric charge.
None of this would matter except to say that there is a real constant of the electron charge and it becomes a fundamental parameter to renormalized charge. I thought it would be helpful to explain it in this way to promote a later point.
Situation Quantum Gravity is in the gravest of circumstances. There comes a nock at the door; who could this be, a savior of kind? Alas, it is only renormalization and all is lost.
Although this seems quite abstract
What is not in QED or QFT?
Alpha radiation is an odd one, in the sense that it doesn't really have anything to do with any of the forces. A nucleus that is unstable to alpha decays can be considered as "Alpha Particle + the rest". The strong force (or rather the pion force, an artifact of the true strong force) erects an potential energy barrier that prevents the alpha particle from escaping classically. However quantum mechanically the probability field of the alpha particle can just spread to the other side of the barrier and hence when something measures the alpha particle it has a chance to just appear on the other side.
What? Alpha radiation is uniquely dependent on the depth of that potential energy barrier (strong nuclear force). Lower that barrier and the probability of tunneling goes up. Try reading my citation, which covers the points I am defending.
Quantum mechanical calculations are presented giving the decay constant for α-decay and its variation with depth of the nuclear potential well. http://www.icr.org/...d-Decay-Theoretical-Considerations.pdf
Reasons will be given why the weak interaction coupling constant may also have changed, but not as much as the strong coupling constant. http://www.icr.org/...d-Decay-Theoretical-Considerations.pdf
By the way, I am not talking about altering the weak force to any great degree. I do not need to alter the carbon 14 process simply because that after a few thousand years it is completely inaccurate unless recalibrated by known dates. I must again refer you to the citation..
Maybe I am getting too picky here but you claimed it was a fundamental constant not a fundamental parameter. The definition is not equivalent in mathematics or physics. Refer to my opening argument.
There are small questions over how the area of the nebula which produced the sun collapsed, i.e. how many supernovae instigated it. However we know how the cloud collapsed, numerical simulations of our collapse model match the current orbits of the solar system, including the outer eccentric orbits.
This is simply not true about the giant gas cloud collapsing and heating to the point of nuclear fusion. Since James H. Jeans first examined the event, it has failed adequate explanation. Computer simulations can only simulate the event with parameters that are far from reality. You can suppose all kinds of shock waive scenarios from super Nova but try to claim those in the first star formations. The problem lays in the Ideal gas law.
. Nuclear fusion within giant hydrogen/helium spheres doesn't depend on how the spheres formed (really). If the Weak Force is altered enough to prevent Nuclear fusion, then Nuclear fusion cannot happen regardless of where the Sun came from.
Take anything to the extreme and you will produce extreme results. Those are not the positions of the Creationist. There obviously lay a discreet cutoff to variations of the weak force that will no longer permit fusion.