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Mach's principle

@article{Lichtenegger2004MachsP,
  title={Mach's principle},
  author={Herbert I. M. Lichtenegger and Bahram Mashhoon},
  journal={arXiv: History and Philosophy of Physics},
  year={2004}
}
We briefly review the history of Mach's principle and discuss its significance in the light of modern physics. 
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