# equivalence principle

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## equivalence principle

n.
A principle central to the theory of general relativity stating that a gravitational field is locally indistinguishable from the effects of an inertial force, such as the acceleration caused by a source of propulsion.
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Find the complete research article, Solar system expansion and strong equivalence principle as seen by the NASA MESSENGER mission by Genova et al.
html) equivalence principle at an extremely small scale.
The new method is considered to be a significant tribute to Einstein on the 100th anniversary of his first formulation of the Equivalence Principle, which is a key component of Einstein's theory of General Relativity.
That derivation showed that the acceleration is independent of the mass m: whence we have the derivation of the Weak Equivalence Principle, discovered experimentally by Galileo.
A further long-term objective is to examine Einstein's equivalence principle by which the acceleration of a body by a gravitational field is independent of the nature of the body - all objects subjected to the same gravity "fall at the same speed".
The role of homogeneous gravitational fields in the formulation of the equivalence principle and in the foundation of Einstein's theory of gravitation is well known, say Schucking and Surowitz, but he originally treated the concepts in terms of Newtonian gravity and for small velocities.
General relativity's strong equivalence principle states that gravity should have the same effect on this binding energy as it would on an equivalent amount of mass.
The system gives the scientists the best opportunity yet to discover a violation of a concept called the Equivalence Principle.
Equivalence principle algorithm (EPA) which bases on surface equivalence principle and domain decomposition method (DDM) is introduced in [22-28].
Equivalence principle  is used, and then an equivalence problem is obtained.
In a scenario such as this, to "make up for" any contaminant that might fail to meet the appropriate standard for a period of time, an equivalence principle should be established that allows such trade-offs to be made.
More on inertial frames and introduction to the equivalence principle lead us into inertial forces and, finally, the bending of light by gravity.

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