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Why even source-free gravity must be quantized

Deser, S. (2022) Why even source-free gravity must be quantized. European Physical Journal C, 82 (5). Art. No. 424. ISSN 1434-6044. doi:10.1140/epjc/s10052-022-10375-0.

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I note, on the most elementary grounds: its classical ultraviolet catastrophe, that even source-free General Relativity must be quantized, despite some eminent opinions to the contrary and with a little fine print.

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Alternate Title:Why even source-free gravity must be quantized and why Planck's constant is unique, Why source-free gravity must be quantized and why Planck's constant is unique
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Official Citation:Deser, S. Why even source-free gravity must be quantized. Eur. Phys. J. C 82, 424 (2022).
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