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equivalence principle

Ian Ridpath

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

Second edition

Published in print January 2012 | ISBN: 9780199609055
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191739439
equivalence principle

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The principle that the effects of a gravitational field cannot be distinguished from those of uniform acceleration. In a small

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Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics

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