Arguments concerning Relativity and Cosmology

@article{Klein1971ArgumentsCR,
  title={Arguments concerning Relativity and Cosmology},
  author={O. Klein},
  journal={Science},
  year={1971},
  volume={171},
  pages={339 - 345}
}
  • O. Klein
  • Published 1971
  • Physics, Medicine
  • Science
In the first place I have reviewed the true foundation of Einstein's theory of general relativity, the so-called principle of equivalence, according to which there is no essential difference between "genuine" gravitation and inertial forces, well known from accelerated vehicles. By means of a comparison with Gaussian geometry of curved surfaces—the background of Riemannian geometry, the tool used by Einstein for the mathematical formulation of his theory—it is made clear that this principle is… Expand
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