Three Common Misconceptions in General Relativity

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Harvey R. Brown, James Read
We highlight and resolve what we take to be three common misconceptions in general relativity, relating to (a) the interpretation of the weak equivalence principle and the relationship between gravity and inertia; (b) the connection between gravitational redshift results and spacetime curvature; and (c) the strong equivalence principle and the local recovery of special relativity in curved, dynamical spacetime.
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Written by physicsgg

January 2, 2016 at 4:21 pm


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