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Energy in Gravitation and Noether's Theorems

Deser, S. (2019) Energy in Gravitation and Noether's Theorems. Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical, 52 (38). Art. No. 381001. ISSN 1751-8113. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20190228-120543567

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Abstract

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 Poincaré or other global groups such as (A)dS to 're-'emerge.


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https://doi.org/10.1088/1751-8121/ab1e19DOIArticle
https://arxiv.org/abs/1902.05105arXivDiscussion Paper
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Deser, S.0000-0001-9285-9434
Additional Information:© 2019 IOP Publishing Ltd. Received 13 February 2019; Accepted 30 April 2019; Accepted Manuscript online 30 April 2019; Published 26 August 2019. This work was supported by the US 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.
Group:Walter Burke Institute for Theoretical Physics
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Department of Energy (DOE)DE-SC0011632
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Issue or Number:38
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Official Citation:S Deser 2019 J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 52 381001
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Deposited On:28 Feb 2019 20:18
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