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Title: Editorial: Focus section on quantum gravity - 25 years of quantum gravity
Authors: Samuel, J.
Issue Date: Aug-2011
Publisher: IOP Publishing Ltd.
Citation: Classical and Quantum Gravity, 2011, Vol.28, p150301
Abstract: The problem of quantum gravity has been with us for over 80 years. After quantum theory was established in the 1920s, it was successfully applied to the electromagnetic field. Over the years there have been many attempts to bring gravity into the fold. There has been work on the Hamiltonian formulation of general relativity, perturbative approaches to quantum gravity and more. Much intellectual effort went into understanding conceptual and technical problems stemming from the general covariance of the theory. However, in earlier decades, the subject of quantum gravity was relatively on the fringes of theoretical physics research, pursued by a small and diverse community of people.
Description: Restricted Access.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2289/4073
ISSN: 0264-9381
1361-6382 (Online)
Alternative Location: http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0264-9381/28/15/150301
http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011CQGra..28o0301S
Copyright: 2011 IOP Publishing Ltd.
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