# Paul Wesson and Space-Time-Matter Theory

@article{Overduin2018PaulWA, title={Paul Wesson and Space-Time-Matter Theory}, author={James Overduin}, journal={arXiv: History and Philosophy of Physics}, year={2018} }

A short scientific biography is given of physicist Paul Wesson (1949-2015), who published over 300 works encompassing the fields of astrobiology, astrophysics, geophysics, cosmology, and relativity; and who was particularly associated with a fully covariant version of Kaluza-Klein theory known as Space-Time-Matter theory, in which matter and energy in four dimensions are induced from empty space in higher dimensions, thus realizing Einstein's dream and unifying the gravitational field with its…

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