general relativity

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Synonyms for general relativity

a generalization of special relativity to include gravity (based on the principle of equivalence)

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In curved spacetime, there is no global notion of a boost so the former perspective seems more valuable.
8), (9) can be also obtained directly from the Dirac equation in a curved spacetime, corresponding to a weak centrosymmetric gravitational field (2).
Recent theoretical works have concentrated on calculating the Casimir effect in curved spacetime.
An example of the Casimir effect in curved spacetime has been considered for spherical geometries [11] in de Sitter space [12] and in the background of static domain wall [13].
The curved spacetime explanation for gravity is widely known.
Hence the deflection of light by the Sun is a way of directly measuring the in-flow speed at the Sun's surface, and has nothing to do with "real" curved spacetime.
If one had a curved spacetime with a nontrivial metric one would obtain the Schrodinger equation in a curved spacetime manifold by replacing the Laplace operator by the Laplace-Beltrami operator.
mu]], usually used in the literature on the Dirac equation in curved spacetime.