• Mach’s principle and the notion of time

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      Mach’s principle; Rindler coordinates; quantum cosmology

    • Abstract


      The role of time coordinate in the realization of March’s principle is highlighted. It is shown that Mach’s principle is linked to the definition of a ‘particle’. These results suggest a deep connection between quantum gravity and Mach’s principle.

    • Author Affiliations


      T Padmanabhan1

      1. Theoretical Astrophysics Group, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Homi Bhabha Road, Bombay - 400 005, India
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  • Pramana – Journal of Physics | News

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