Flatly Foliated Relativity

  title={Flatly Foliated Relativity},
  author={H. Bray and B. Hamm and Sven Hirsch and J. Wheeler and Yiyue Zhang},
  journal={arXiv: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology},
Flatly Foliated Relativity (FFR) is a new theory which conceptually lies between Special Relativity (SR) and General Relativity (GR), in which spacetime is foliated by flat Euclidean spaces. While GR is based on the idea that "matter curves spacetime", FFR is based on the idea that "matter curves spacetime, but not space". This idea, inspired by the observed spatial flatness of our local universe, is realized by considering the same action as used in GR, but restricting it only to metrics which… Expand

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