principle of equivalence

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(physics) the principle that an observer has no way of distinguishing whether his laboratory is in a uniform gravitational field or is in an accelerated frame of reference

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In the next step, we consider the equivalence principle [6] and de Broglie frequency to a particle pair, writing
All such theories that have been proposed would not contain the strong equivalence principle, Ransom says.
It is necessary to account for these implicit assumptions and use them--or similar assumptions--in developing an equivalence principle.
For example, Einstein's equivalence principle was commonly mistaken (Cheng 2005), as shown in the British Encyclopedia, to be the same as the 1911 preliminary application of equivalence between acceleration and Newtonian gravity.
This notion, called the equivalence principle, has roots reaching back to Sir Isaac Newton, Galileo, and beyond (SN: 9/22/90, p.
Most importantly, this would violate Einstein's equivalence principle, the cornerstone of the general theory of relativity," he added.
Torsion balances have also been used to test Einstein's Equivalence Principle (e.
According to Einstein's general theory of relativity, a particle and its antiparticle should accelerate identically in a given gravitational field, an idea enshrined in the so-called equivalence principle.
So gravity is now an emergent phenomenon, together with the equivalence principle.
London, Sep 9 (ANI): Defying Einstein's equivalence principle, which states that the laws of physics are the same everywhere, researchers have found new evidence that supports the idea that we live in an area of the universe that is "just right" for our existence.
The equivalence principle -- a cornerstone of the general theory of relativity -- dictates that all forms of matter and energy fall with the same acceleration in a uniform gravitational field.
Since Einstein's equivalence principle implies a geometric approach of gravitation [1], electromagnetism has to be geometry too.
Microscope is a science mission that will investigate the force of gravity and the behaviour of free-falling objects in a test of what has become known as the equivalence principle.
A good deal of the science of dynamics and the philosophy of physics is based on the equivalence principle.
It is applicable only for symmetric metric theories of gravitation that satisfy the Einstein equivalence principle.