Hitoshi Kitada (email@example.com)
Sun, 14 Mar 1999 00:16:00 +0900
On Sat, 13 Mar 1999, Stephen P. King wrote:
> Dear Hitoshi,
> Hitoshi Kitada wrote:
> > Dear Stephen,
> > Eric seems to put his point on which is correct, Weyl or Einstein. I think,
> > however, the point is to find an explanation of the experiment of R. Collela,
> > A. W. Overhauser and S. A. Werner in "Observation of gravitationally induced
> > quantum mechanics," Phys. Rev. Lett. 34 (1975), 1472-1474, not to find a
> > conclusion of a kind of religious judgements like which of Weyl or Einstein is
> > correct.
> > Best wishes,
> > Hitoshi Kitada
> I agree with you, absolutist "religious statements" are very
> counter-productive. On another point, would Local Times theory predict
> that "gravity waves" are undetectable? I do think that it implies that
> there is no such thing as a graviton, unless one is willing to think of
> a black hole as such!
Yes, Local Times theory does not consider the problem which particles
are fundamental or not, nor predict which particles should exist. It is not a
theory fundamental in the sense of usual physics.
> BTW, have you ever read Edington's discussion of
> Weyl's gauge theory? I think that the Local Times axioms render the
> arguments against it mute!
Unfortunately I am not familiar with Eddington's discussion. Could you
explain it for me? It is difficult here to get books famous in US and Europe.
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