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# Gravitation as a Many Body Problem

Pawel O. Mazur
arXiv:hep-th/9708133

Submitted on 25 August 1997

## Abstract

The idea of viewing gravitation as a many body phenomenon is put forward here. Physical arguments supporting this idea are briefly reviewed. The basic mathematical object of the new gravitational mechanics is a matrix of operators. Striking similarity of the method of R-matrix (QISM) to the mathematical formulation of the new gravitational mechanics is pointed out. The s-wave difference Schrodinger equation describing a process of emission of radiation by a gravitating particle is shown to be analogous to the Baxter equation of the QISM.

## Preprint

Comment: RevteX file, 7 pp., Talk given at the Confernce Beyond the Standard Model V'', April 29-May 4, 1997, Balholm, Norway

Subjects: High Energy Physics - Theory; Astrophysics; General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology