field equations

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Equations that describe the properties of fields, such as electromagnetic fields (Maxwell's equations). However, the term is usually taken to refer to A. Einstein's field equations, which describe the curvature of spacetime produced by a gravitational field.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

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