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Energy in Gravitation and Noether's Theorems

Deser, S. (2019) Energy in Gravitation and Noether's Theorems. . (Submitted)

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I exhibit the conflicting roles of Noether's two great theorems in defining conserved quantities, especially Energy in General Relativity and its extensions: It is the breaking of coordinate invariance through boundary conditions that removes the barrier her second theorem otherwise poses to the applicability of her first. There is nothing new here, except the emphasis that General must be broken down to Special Relativity in a special, but physically natural, way in order for the Poincare or other global groups such as (A)dS to "re-"emerge.

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Additional Information:This work was supported by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, Office of High Energy Physics, under Award Number de-sc0011632. I thank A. Schwimmer for encouragement and J. Franklin for tech.
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Deposited By: Joy Painter
Deposited On:28 Feb 2019 20:18
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