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Title: A gravitational analog of the Dirac monopole
Authors: Samuel, J.
Iyer, B.R.
Issue Date: 5-Sep-1986
Publisher: Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore, India.
Citation: Current Science, 1986, Vol. 55, p818-824.
Abstract: We present an exact analogy between rotation in stationary geometries and magnetic fields based on a natural decomposition of spacetime into space and time in the spirit of Kaluza-Klein theories. This analogy provides a framework for the discussion of gravitational monopoles. We present a general argument to show that gravitational monopoles violate causality. We also clarify related issues raised recently in the literature.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2289/1105
ISSN: 0011-3891
Copyright: Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore, India.
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