Existence of the gravitomagnetic interaction
- 138 Downloads
The point of view expressed in the literature that gravitomagnetism has not yet been observed or measured is not entirely correct. Observations of gravitational phenomena are reviewed in which the gravitomagnetic interaction—a post-Newtonian gravitational force between moving matter—has participated and which has been measured to 1 part in 1000. Gravitomagnetism is shown to be ubiquitous in gravitational phenomena and is a necessary ingredient in the equations of motion, without which the most basic gravitational dynamical effects (including Newtonian gravity) could not be consistently calculated by different inertial observers.
KeywordsField Theory Elementary Particle Quantum Field Theory Dynamical Effect Gravitational Force
Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.
- Hellings, R. (1984).Proceedings of the 10th International Conference in General Relativity and Gravitation.Google Scholar
- National Academy of Sciences (1986).Physics Through the 1960s, National Academy Press, Washington, DC.Google Scholar
- Nordtvedt, K. (1968).Physical Review,169, 1017.Google Scholar
- Nordtvedt, K. (1982).Reports on Progress in Physics,45, 631.Google Scholar
- Nordtvedt, K. (1987).Astrophysical Journal,322.Google Scholar
- Weisberg, J. M., and Taylor, J. H. (1984).Physical Review Letters,52, 757.Google Scholar
- Will, C., and Nordtvedt, K. (1972).Astrophysical Journal,177, 757.Google Scholar
- Williams, J.,et al. (1976).Physical Review Letters,36, 551.Google Scholar