Title: Towards Fractal Gravity
Language: English
Authors: Svozil, Karl
Category: Research Article
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Issue Date: 2019
Journal: Foundations of Science
ISSN: 1572-8471
Abstract: 
In an extension of speculations that physical space–time is a fractal which might itself be embedded in a high-dimensional continuum, it is hypothesized to “compensate” for local variations of the fractal dimension by instead varying the metric in such as way that the intrinsic (as seen from an embedded observer) dimensionality remains an integer. Thereby, an extrinsic fractal continuum is intrinsically perceived as a classical continuum. Conversely, it is suggested that any variation of the metric from its Euclidean (or Minkowskian) form can be “shifted” to nontrivial fractal topology. Thereby “holes” or “gaps” in spacetime could give rise to (increased) curvature.
Keywords: Entanglement; Quantum state; Quantum indeterminism; Quantum randomness
DOI: 10.1007/s10699-019-09609-4
Library ID: AC15532392
URN: urn:nbn:at:at-ubtuw:3-7720
Organisation: E136 - Institut für Theoretische Physik 
Publication Type: Article
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