Monday, October 29, 2018

The Einstein-Cartan Torsion Field Theory

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Recorded: 6/10/2018 Released: 10/29/2018

Randy explains some recent developments in the Einstein-Cartan torsion field to Jim. This theory introduces at least one tensor field representing the intrinsic angular momentum at a space-time point, and was originally intended to remove singularities from general relativity.


1. The papers we read for this program:

2. My review of Will's book. This paper serves as something of an update of it. A true update is scheduled to come in December 2018.

3. Related Episodes of Physics Frontiers:

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