THE EQUIVALENCE PRINCIPLE AS A PROBE FOR HIGHER DIMENSIONS

@article{Wesson2005THEEP,
  title={THE EQUIVALENCE PRINCIPLE AS A PROBE FOR HIGHER DIMENSIONS},
  author={Paul S. Wesson},
  journal={International Journal of Modern Physics D},
  year={2005},
  volume={14},
  pages={2315-2318}
}
  • P. Wesson
  • Published 1 December 2005
  • Physics
  • International Journal of Modern Physics D
Higher-dimensional theories of the kind which may unify gravitation with particle physics can lead to significant modifications of general relativity. In five dimensions, the vacuum becomes non-standard, and the Weak Equivalence Principle becomes a geometrical symmetry which can be broken, perhaps at a level detectable by new tests in space. 

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