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Electric and Magnetic Aspects of Gravitational Theories

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Electric and Magnetic Aspects of Gravitational Theories
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Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 240

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This thesis deals with the construction of conserved charges for asymptotically flat spacetimes at spatial infinity in four spacetime dimensions in a hopefully pedagogical way. As a first motivation of this work, it highlights the difficulties one encounters when trying to understand the gravitational duality, present at the linearized level, in the full non-linear Einstein's theory or even just in an asymptotic regime of it.

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