The article deals with the principle of gravity in atomic scale and treats the linearized gravitational perturbations as a massless, spin-two, gauge field coupled to itself and to matter, and argues that a consistent theory of this type, based on an action principle, is impossible unless the gravitational coupling is universal. The argument derives from a set of consistency conditions connecting successive orders of the perturbation expansion.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||10|
|Journal||Proceedings of The Royal Society of London, Series A: Mathematical and Physical Sciences|
|State||Published - 1982|
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