Relativity and Cosmology

   

A Re-interpretation of the Equation of General Relativity

Authors: Naresh Jotwani

The basic equation of general relativity is re-interpreted such that, at every spacetime point, the matter-energy tensor is defined by the relevant curvature tensor. It is shown that the equation of a geodesic, which is also the equation of motion, then becomes the basic equation governing spacetime dynamics. Implications of the proposed re-interpretation are developed for an elementary – or indivisible – space¬time entity. The properties of mass, spin and charge are thereby seen to have a natural interpretation. A simple experiment is suggested which can corroborate or refute the proposed interpretation, and other implications of the re-interpretation are briefly discussed.

Comments: Six pages. Keywords: Spacetime; spacetime curvature; spacetime dynamics; general relativity.

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[v1] 2019-07-27 00:25:15

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