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Why does the Minkowski matrix appear in the free particle action?

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What is the gravitational field of an accelerated particle?

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Is this a contradiction in Schwinger's measurement algebra?

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What kind of coordinate change is needed to make gravity disappear?

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Does the energy-momentum tensor inside Einstein's field equation include gravitational stress-energy?

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Why is the density in GR equal to $\rho_0\dfrac{dx^0}{ds}\sqrt{-g}$?

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Why does general relativity assume that the torsion is equal to zero?

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Does a metric theory of gravity plus torsion violate the equivalence principle?

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Is it really necessary for a Hamiltonian density to vary with a total derivative under symmetries?

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How do 4-vectors change under an "accelerated" Lorentz transformation?

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Is there an action principle for the dynamics of a relativistic fluid?

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Is proper time the affine parameter in general relativity?

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Is $u^{\mu} = \gamma\tfrac{dx^{\mu}}{dt}$ a 4-vector?

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Continuity equation in curved space-time: a point particle

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Can there be an electron without photons?

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How come time does not commute with $i\hbar\dfrac{\partial}{\partial t}$ but it does so with $H$? [duplicate]

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Is there some sort of periodicity in the gauge which is responsible for particle number discretization?

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Can you write a Lorentz transformation as the tensor product of a 4-vector with a 4-covector?

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Is this the right way to think about accelerated observers?

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Can you prove the possibility to rewrite any lorentz invariant equation as the component of a 4-tensor?

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Constant currents do not interact with static charge. Why is that?

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Can we change coordinates to the Schwarzschild metric and interpret the result as the field corresponding to different matter distributions?