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su·per·grav·ity

 (so͞o′pər-grăv′ĭ-tē)
n.
An eleven-dimensional field theory that attempts to unite the theory of gravity with the other fundamental forces and that postulates existence of the gravitino, the supersymmetric partner of the graviton.

supergravity

(ˈsuːpəˌɡrævɪtɪ)
n
(General Physics) physics any of various theories in which supersymmetry is applied to the theory of gravitation

su•per•grav•i•ty

(ˌsu pərˈgræv ɪ ti)

n.
any supersymmetric theory of gravitation.
[1970–75]

su·per·grav·ity

(so͞o′pər-grăv′ĭ-tē)
The part of supersymmetry theory that combines the theory of gravity with the theories of other fundamental forces (such as the strong force and the electromagnetic force) by assuming the existence of a gravity particle (the gravitino).
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this programme would foster connections with other areas of theoretical and mathematical physics such as supergravity, Integrability in condensed matter physics, And noncommutative geometry.
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Among the topics are mass hierarchy and physics beyond the standard model, no-scale supergravity in light of the Large Hadron Collider and Planck, hidden beauty in N = 4 supersymmetric gauge theory, roadmap at the Large Hadron Collider to the Higgs boson and beyond, and new spectroscopy with charm and beauty multiquarks states.
Slansky, Complex spinors and unified theories in Supergravity, 1979.
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The 19 papers explore such topics as ultraviolet behavior of N=8 supergravity, the status of dark matter and neutrino physics, quantum gravity without space-time singularities or horizons, the lesson needed for the future, highlights from the Gran Sasso Underground Laboratory, notes on Chern-Simons theory in the temporal gauge, and dark matter through many copies of the standard model.
Vacaru: Nonlinear connections in superbundles and locally anisotropic supergravity, E-print: gr-qc/9604016.
In [10], we find the importance of Sasakian manifolds in supergravity and magnetic theory.
Extensions of these standard formalisms are then examined, including grand unified theories, scalar-tensor theories of gravity, quantum field theory in curved space-time, supersymmetry and supergravity, and models of phase transitions during the primordial universe, and their different implications for primordial cosmology are explored.
To put it differently, quantum mechanics is not a fundamental theory of everything (we leave aside here, of course, more fundamental quantum theories like quantum field theory, quantum string theory, supergravity, and so on) if everything is to include consciousness.
According to the predictions of unified gauge theories, supersymmetry, supergravity, and string theory, there would exist a number of light and massless particles [1].