# 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} }

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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