Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 54, Issue 2, pp 497–508 | Cite as

Consistency of Weyl's geometry as a framework for gravitation

  • P. Bouvier
  • A. Maeder


Recent work, quoted in the introduction, concerning a scale covariant theory of gravitation and corresponding astrophysical tests, has called for a revival of the geometrical considerations put forward by Weyl half a century ago, together with a better understanding of the mathematical foundation of Weyl's geometry. The present paper is to be regarded as a contribution in that direction.


Recent Work Mathematical Foundation Geometrical Consideration Covariant Theory Scale Covariant Theory 
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© D. Reidel Publishing Company 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Bouvier
    • 1
  • A. Maeder
    • 1
  1. 1.Geneva ObservatorySauvernySwitzerland

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