A Generalization of the Lorentz Ether to Gravity with General-Relativistic Limit

  title={A Generalization of the Lorentz Ether to Gravity with General-Relativistic Limit},
  author={Ilja Schmelzer},
  journal={Advances in Applied Clifford Algebras},
  • I. Schmelzer
  • Published 8 May 2002
  • Physics
  • Advances in Applied Clifford Algebras
Does relativistic gravity provide arguments against the existence of a preferred frame? Our answer is negative. We define a viable theory of gravity with preferred frame. In this theory, the EEP holds exactly, and the Einstein equations of GR limit are obtained in a natural limit. Despite some remarkable differences (stable “frozen stars” instead of black holes, a “big bounce” instead of the big bang, exclusion of nontrivial topologies and closed causal loops, and a preference for a flat… Expand
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