Cliff P. Burgess
Quantum Gravity in Everyday Life: General Relativity as an Effective Field Theory
This article is meant as a summary and introduction to the ideas of effective field theory as applied to gravitational systems, ideas which provide the theoretical foundations for the modern use of general relativity as a theory from which precise predictions are possible.
2004-03-16
2004-04-08
general theory of relativity
quantum gravity
effective field theories
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Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics