Space-Time as a Physical System
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We feel ourselves localized in space and lasting in time, and, in the last analysis, almost all schemes of modern physics describe events that are happening in the arena of space-time. However, since the time of the creation of general relativity theory and quantum mechanics, there has been an increasing tendency to consider space-time as a physical system in its own right. The principles for describing space-time still remain classical. The difficulties of quantum field theory apparently point to a contradiction between these principles and universal quantum laws.
KeywordsLight Cone Inertial Observer Timelike Geodesic Flat World Identical Quantum Particle
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