general relativity theory

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Related to general relativity theory: Einstein's theory of relativity, special relativity theory
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Synonyms for general relativity theory

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

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The proposed causal version can be derived by using the slow-speed weak-field approximation for general relativity theory.
Berman (Instituto Albert Einstein, Brazil) writes for undergraduates who need an introduction to general relativity theory and the cosmological constant (lambda) problem.
That would make dark energy resemble the cosmological constant, a term that Albert Einstein introduced into his general relativity theory in 1917 and quickly abandoned, but which physicists have resurrected several times since.
Second note on electrodynamics in the general relativity theory.
According to general relativity theory, the galaxies themselves don't move; rather, the fabric of space in which they are embedded expands.
In this regard, we would like to emphasize that our preceding paper [3] was based on initial "conjecture" that in order to explain Pioneer anomaly, it would be necessary to generalize pseudo-Riemann metric of General Relativity theory into broader context, which may include Yefremov's Quaternion Relativity for instance.
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