The Experimental Status of Special and General Relativity
by Orfeu Bertolami, Jorge Paramos
Publisher: arXiv 2012
Number of pages: 36
In this contribution, the authors assess the current experimental status of Special and General Relativity. Particular emphasis is put on putative extensions of these theories and on how these could be detected experimentally.
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