Causality and locality in modern physics: proceedings of a symposium in honour of Jean-Pierre Vigier

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Kluwer Academic, Oct 31, 1998 - Science - 497 pages
This volume contains the proceedings of a symposium held in honour of Jean-Pierre Vigier at York University, Toronto, Canada, in August 1997. The topics of the contributions range from quantum mechanics and its interpretation, to particle physics, electromagnetic theory, relativity and gravity, and the relationship between inertia and the zero-point electromagnetic oscillations that constitute the vacuum. The fifty-two articles are arranged under the following categories: astrophysics-cosmology, the Aharonov-Bohm effect, electrodynamics, gravitation and inertia, light and photons, mathematical physics, particle physics and quantum theory. Audience: This book will be of interest to graduate-level students and researchers.

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Contents

The Origin of Cosmological Redshift in Spin Exchange Vacuum
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NonLocality Complementarity and Cosmology M Kafatos
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The Planck Mass as a Fundamental Entity for Particle Structure
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Geoffrey Hunter, now retired, has taught in the Department of Logic and Metaphysics at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland, and has also taught in Canada, England, the United States, and Wales.