# Cosmological Constant Λ vs. Massive Gravitons: A Case Study in General Relativity Exceptionalism vs. Particle Physics Egalitarianism

@article{Pitts2020CosmologicalC,
title={Cosmological Constant $\Lambda$ vs. Massive Gravitons: A Case Study in General Relativity Exceptionalism vs. Particle Physics Egalitarianism},
author={J. Brian Pitts},
journal={Einstein Studies},
year={2020}
}
• J. B. Pitts
• Published 2 April 2019
• Physics
• Einstein Studies
The renaissance of General Relativity witnessed considerable progress regarding both understanding and justifying Einstein's equations. Both general relativists and historians of the subject tend to share a view, General Relativity exceptionalism. But does some of the renaissance progress in understanding and justifying Einstein's equations owe something to particle physics egalitarianism? If so, how should the historiography of gravitation and Einstein's equations reflect that fact? The…
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