Tales from the prehistory of Quantum Gravity

  title={Tales from the prehistory of Quantum Gravity},
  author={Giulio Peruzzi and Alessio Rocci},
  journal={The European Physical Journal H},
Abstract The main purpose of this paper is to analyse the earliest work of Léon Rosenfeld, one of the pioneers in the search of Quantum Gravity, the supposed theory unifying quantum theory and general relativity. We describe how and why Rosenfeld tried to face this problem in 1927, analysing the role of his mentors: Oskar Klein, Louis de Broglie and Théophile De Donder. Rosenfeld asked himself how quantum mechanics should concretely modify general relativity. In the context of a five… Expand
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