Foundations of Physics Letters

, Volume 5, Issue 6, pp 585–589 | Cite as

Gravitation with a modified Weber force

  • Silvestre Ragusa
Article

Abstract

With a modified Weber force for gravitation we show how the values of both the advance of the perihelion of the planets and the gravitational deflection of fast particles of general relativity can be reproduced.

Key words

gravitation Weber force deflection 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Silvestre Ragusa
    • 1
  1. 1.Departamento de Física e Ciência dos MateriaisInstituto de Física e Química de São Carlos Universidade de São PauloSão CarlosBrasil

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