# Effective field theory for massive gravitons and gravity in theory space

@article{ArkaniHamed2003EffectiveFT, title={Effective field theory for massive gravitons and gravity in theory space}, author={Nima Arkani-Hamed and Howard Georgi and Matthew D. Schwartz}, journal={Annals of Physics}, year={2003}, volume={305}, pages={96-118} }

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