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The Spatial and Temporal Propagation of Gravity

Author:

Gerber, Paul

Category:

Historical Papers

Sub-Category:

Astrophysics

Language:

English

Date Published:

1898

Downloads:

248

Keywords:

gravity, Mercury perihelion advance

Filename:

Gerber_ZMathPhys[trans]_v43(1898)93-104.pdf

Publication:

Zeitschrift für Mathematik und Physik [translation]

Abstract:

Gravitational phenomena are the only effects concerning separate bodies for which we cannot prove that the intervening space has a role, i.e. the existence of changes that are communicated through it from one place to another. All the more understandable therefore is the hope that we will ultimately succeed in finding the missing evidence. However we must not regard the matter as if there was no doubt that this exception was only an appearance.

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