Gravitation as a Plastic Distortion of the Lorentz Vacuum

  title={Gravitation as a Plastic Distortion of the Lorentz Vacuum},
  author={V. V. Fern{\'a}ndez and W. A. Rodrigues},
  journal={arXiv: Mathematical Physics},
  • V. V. Fernández, W. A. Rodrigues
  • Published 2009
  • Physics, Mathematics
  • arXiv: Mathematical Physics
  • In this paper we present a theory of the gravitational field where this field (a kind of square root of g) is represented by a (1,1)-extensor field h describing a plastic distortion of the Lorentz vacuum (a real substance that lives in a Minkowski spacetime) due to the presence of matter. The field h distorts the Minkowski metric extensor in an appropriate way (see below) generating what may be interpreted as an effective Lorentzian metric extensor g and also it permits the introduction of… CONTINUE READING
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