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Soviet Physics Journal

, Volume 27, Issue 1, pp 11–14 | Cite as

Strong gravitational fields and geometry in the large

  • M. E. Gertsenshtein
  • M. Yu. Konstantinov
Physics of Elementary Particles and Field Theory

Abstract

The problem of strong gravitational fields (μ∼1) can be neither formulated invariantly nor solved in a local manner; it belongs to geometry in the large and requires the discussion of a complete atlas of maps. At μ∼1 a complicated topology of space-time is possible. Requirements for a solution with a complete atlas of maps and a physical example, a rigorous discussion of which has led to new results, are discussed.

Keywords

Gravitational Field Local Manner Strong Gravitational Field Complicated Topology Complete Atlas 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. E. Gertsenshtein
    • 1
  • M. Yu. Konstantinov
    • 1
  1. 1.Scientific-Research Institute of Nuclear Physics at the M. V. Lomonosov Moscow State UniversityUSSR

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