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A Pedagogical explanation for the non-renormalizability of gravity

  title={A Pedagogical explanation for the non-renormalizability of gravity},
  author={Assaf Shomer},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Physics - Theory},
  • A. Shomer
  • Published 22 September 2007
  • Physics
  • arXiv: High Energy Physics - Theory
We present a short and intuitive argument explaining why gravity is non-renormalizable. The argument is based on black-hole domination of the high energy spectrum of gravity and not on the standard perturbative irrelevance of the gravitational coupling. This is a pedagogical note, containing textbook material that is widely appreciated by experts and is by no means original. 

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