Carroll Alley

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Carroll Alley is an American physicist. He was the principal investigator on the Apollo Program's Lunar Laser Ranging Experiment,[1] which significantly restricted the possible range of spatial variation of the strength of the gravitational interaction.[2] Alley was a student of Robert Henry Dicke.[2]

Alley developed some of the earliest important laboratory tests of Albert Einstein's theories of relativity. In recent years he has become known for his controversial alternative theories of gravitation. He is currently a physics professor at University of Maryland, College Park.

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  1. ^ http://www.nasa.gov/vision/space/features/21jul_llr.html
  2. ^ a b National Academy of Sciences; Office of Home Secretary (1999). Biographical Memoirs: V.77 (Biographical Memoirs: A Series). Washington, D.C: National Academies Press. p. 89. ISBN 0-309-06644-1. 

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