Action at a Distance and Cosmology: A Historical Perspective

@article{Narlikar2003ActionAA,
  title={Action at a Distance and Cosmology: A Historical Perspective},
  author={J. Narlikar},
  journal={Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics},
  year={2003},
  volume={41},
  pages={169-189}
}
  • J. Narlikar
  • Published 2003
  • Physics
  • Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics
▪ Abstract The first law of theoretical physics, the Newtonian law of gravitation, relies on the concept of action at a distance. The success of this law led to the concept being applied to electricity and magnetism, which were next to be explored in depth. Here the action at a distance had a limited success and ultimately had to be abandoned in favor of the increasingly more popular field theory. Nevertheless, in the 1940s, an attempt was made to revive the concept of action at a distance in a… Expand

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 36 REFERENCES
Cosmology and action-at-a-distance electrodynamics
On the removal of divergences in electrodynamics: a global point of view
  • F. Hoyle, J. Narlikar
  • Physics
  • Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series A: Mathematical and Physical Sciences
  • 1993
A new theory of gravitation
  • F. Hoyle, J. Narlikar
  • Physics
  • Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series A. Mathematical and Physical Sciences
  • 1964
Time symmetric electrodynamics and the arrow of time in cosmology
  • F. Hoyle, J. Narlikar
  • Physics
  • Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series A. Mathematical and Physical Sciences
  • 1964
Classical theory of radiating electrons
Radiation damping in a gravitational field
Standard Cosmology and Alternatives: A Critical Appraisal
The basic theory underlying the quasi-steady-state cosmology
...
1
2
3
4
...