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From a modern point of view — and this was not the one taken historically by Einstein — if ﬁelds are the fundamental structures that describe the ‘stuﬀ’ of the Universe, then there should be a ﬁeld describing gravity as well. The big discovery by Einstein was that in the presence of matter and energy ﬂat spacetime has to be replaced by curved spacetime, and which is described by the gravitational ﬁeld. How does the gravitational ﬁeld describe curved spacetime? The principle of special relativity, which states that the speed of light c is constant, must continue to hold for curved spacetime; since the geometry of curved spacetime changes from point to point, one generalizes special relativity by demanding that c is constant locally, in the neighborhood of every point.

The physically observable quantities of a quantum ﬁeld are its parameters, such as the electric charge and mass of the electron, as well as correlation functions of Aµ (t, x, y, z), which are functions of spacetime. 1 Feynman diagrams The diagram drawn in Fig. 11 is called a Feynman diagram — after the legendary physicist Richard Feynman who invented these diagrams — and represents the probability amplitude for a quantum process to take place. The probability amplitude is a notion that is central to quantum physics, the absolute square of which yields the probability of the quantum events.

1 Action at a distance Both Coulomb’s law and Newton’s law of gravitation describe action at a distance. The forces between objects do not seem to require an intervening mechanism and act instantaneously. Although this was already considered bizarre m1 m2 Instantaneous Force Fig. 8 In classical physics, a force is instantaneous. page 19 February 14, 2015 20 6:18 Exploring the Invisible Universe:. . 5in b2022-ch02 Exploring the Invisible Universe by Newton, it was not until much later that a satisfactory formulation appeared in terms of ﬁelds.

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