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Geometric Obstructions on Gravity

  title={Geometric Obstructions on Gravity},
  author={Y. X. Martins and Rodney Josu'e Biezuner},
  journal={arXiv: Mathematical Physics},
These are notes for a short course and some talks gave at Departament of Mathematics and at Departament of Physics of Federal University of Minas Gerais, based on the author's paper arXiv:1808.09249. Some new information and results are also presented. Unlike the original work, here we try to give a more physical emphasis. In this sense, we present obstructions to realize gravity, modeled by the tetradic Einstein-Hilbert-Palatini (EHP) action functional, in a general geometric setting. In… Expand

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