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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.
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supergravity

(ˈsuːpəˌɡrævɪtɪ)
n
(General Physics) physics any of various theories in which supersymmetry is applied to the theory of gravitation
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su•per•grav•i•ty

(ˌsu pərˈgræv ɪ ti)

n.
any supersymmetric theory of gravitation.
[1970–75]
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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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He shares the $3 million prize with two colleagues, Sergio Ferrara of CERN and Peter van Nieuwenhuizen of Stony Brook University, with whom he developed the theory of supergravity.
The proceedings of the July/August 2017 conference represent active areas of investigation in non-associative mathematics and a sampling of applications to set theory, low-dimensional topology, and supergravity. The 15 papers report new developments in the symmetrization of Jordan dialgebras, a prismatic classifying space, simple right conjugacy closed loops, multiplicative loops of Jha-Johnson semifields, and the orthogonality of approximate Latin squares and quasigroups.
This mechanism was first outlined in a seminal paper by MacDowell and Mansouri [8] in 1977 whose motivation was to construct a unified theory of gravity and supergravity. Similar work was undertaken by Stelle and West in 1980 [9].
Numerous studies indicated that when osteoblasts were exposed to stretch, shearing force, supergravity and microgravity, mRNA, and protein expression of c-Fos was enhanced, and then the synthesis of AP-1 was promoted, which was possibly associated with the activation of MAPK pathway [16-18].
Supersymmetric supergravity solutions have been studied in the context of the AdS/CFT conjecture, the microscopic properties of black hole entropy, and the interconnection of string theory dualities.
Forced electrolyte convection, supergravity [19], and ultrasonication [20] are ways to address the problem of bubble attachment, although the electrolyte management cost would increase and additional energy consumption would arise.
Consequently, we can suggest that the presence of the electric field changes the background of D-branes from flat to supergravity background (where the string coupling is strong).
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