What is the reason that the Gravitational Constant (G) varies?

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As the methods of measurement became more precise, the disparity in measurements of G by different laboratories increased, rather than decreased.

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If G really not a constant then what are the implications in science?
 
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Between 1973 and 2010, the lowest average value of G was 6.6659, and the highest 6.734, a 1.1 percent difference. The difference between recent high and low values is more than 40 times greater than the estimated errors.
what is the reason we don't believe it is variable?

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On PF, we don't make statements like that without citing the source.

What is your source that says this variation?
 
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On PF, we don't make statements like that without citing the source.

What is your source that says this variation?
 
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Rupert Sheldrake should not be taken seriously, especially not in the field of physics.
 
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Since this whole thread is about non-science, thread closed.
 
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