%0 Journal Article
%T Quantum Gravity in Everyday Life: General Relativity as an Effective Field Theory
%A Cliff P. Burgess
%U http://www.livingreviews.org/lrr-2004-5
%J Living Reviews in Relativity
%R 10.1007/lrr-2004-5
%@ 1433-8351
%V 7
%N 5
%D 2004
%X 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.
%K general theory of relativity
%K effective field theories
%K quantum gravity