Logo

Singularities and Quantum Gravity

Small book cover: Singularities and Quantum Gravity

Singularities and Quantum Gravity
by

Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 41

Description:
In these lectures we present an overview of the current status of singularities in classical and quantum gravity, starting with a review and interpretation of the classical singularity theorems. This suggests possible routes for quantum gravity to evade the devastating conclusion of the theorems by different means, including modified dynamics or modified geometrical structures underlying quantum gravity.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(730KB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: Canonical Transformations in Quantum MechanicsCanonical Transformations in Quantum Mechanics
by - arXiv
Quantum canonical transformations are defined algebraically. This generalizes the quantum canonical transformations to include non-unitary transformations. Their importance for constructing solutions of the Schroedinger equation is discussed.
(4542 views)
Book cover: An Elementary Introduction to Loop Quantum GravityAn Elementary Introduction to Loop Quantum Gravity
by - arXiv
An introduction to loop quantum gravity is given, focussing on the fundamental aspects of the theory, different approaches to the dynamics, as well as possible future directions. It is structured in five lectures, including exercises.
(1839 views)
Book cover: An Introduction to Quantum GravityAn Introduction to Quantum Gravity
by - arXiv
The reader is introduced to the functional integral quantization of gravitation and Yang-Mills theory. The text is useful for all Ph.D. students who face the task of learning some basic concepts in quantum gravity in a relatively short time.
(5707 views)
Book cover: Loop Quantum GravityLoop Quantum Gravity
by - arXiv
This is a (relatively) non-technical summary of the status of the quantum dynamics in Loop Quantum Gravity (LQG). We explain in detail the historical evolution of the subject and why the results obtained so far are non-trivial.
(5055 views)