A Phase Space Diagram for Gravity
AbstractIn modified theories of gravity including a critical acceleration scale a0, a critical length scale rM = (GM/a0)1/2 will naturally arise with the transition from the Newtonian to the dark matter mimicking regime occurring for systems larger than rM. This adds a second critical scale to gravity, in addition to the one introduced by the criterion v < c of the Schwarzschild radius, rS = 2GM/c2. The distinct dependencies of the two above length scales give rise to non-trivial phenomenology in the (mass, length) plane for astrophysical structures, which we explore here. Surprisingly, extrapolation to atomic scales suggests gravity should be at the dark matter mimicking regime there. View Full-Text
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Hernandez, X. A Phase Space Diagram for Gravity. Entropy 2012, 14, 848-855.
Hernandez X. A Phase Space Diagram for Gravity. Entropy. 2012; 14(5):848-855.Chicago/Turabian Style
Hernandez, Xavier. 2012. "A Phase Space Diagram for Gravity." Entropy 14, no. 5: 848-855.