# MOND as a regime of quantum gravity

@article{Smolin2017MONDAA, title={MOND as a regime of quantum gravity}, author={Lee Smolin}, journal={Physical Review D}, year={2017}, volume={96}, pages={083523} }

We propose that there is a regime of quantum gravity phenomena, for the case that the cosmological constant is small and positive, which concerns phenomena at temperatures below the deSitter temperature, or length scales larger than the horizon. We observe that the standard form of the equivalence principle does not apply in this regime; we consider instead that a weakened form of the equivalence principle might hold in which the ratio of gravitational to inertial mass is a function of…

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