Transformations Between Observer Reference Frames in General Relativity

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Scientific Paper
Title Transformations Between Observer Reference Frames in General Relativity
Author(s) Michael H Brill
Keywords general relativity, gravity theory, reference frame, operational foundations, experimental tests
Published 1989
Journal Physics Essays
Volume 2
Number 1
Pages 8-12

Abstract

Although general relativity purports to deal with noninertial effects in gravity, the noninertialness of the earthbound observer has not been incorporated in the theory as it touches experiment via the three fundamental tests. General-relativistic notions of reference frame are reviewed in light of this fact.