Scalar–tensor–vector gravity theory

  title={Scalar–tensor–vector gravity theory},
  author={John W. Moffat},
  journal={Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics},
  pages={004 - 004}
  • J. Moffat
  • Published 3 June 2005
  • Physics
  • Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics
A covariant scalar–tensor–vector gravity theory is developed which allows the gravitational constant G, a vector field coupling ω and the vector field mass μ to vary with space and time. The equations of motion for a test particle lead to a modified gravitational acceleration law that can fit galaxy rotation curves and cluster data without non-baryonic dark matter. The theory is consistent with solar system observational tests. The linear evolutions of the metric, vector field and scalar field… 

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