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Gravitomagnetism and quantum theory of gravity?

  1. Jan 7, 2008 #1
    I was reading this:

    http://www.esa.int/SPECIALS/GSP/SEM0L6OVGJE_0.html

    and apparently it seems that Martin Tajmar seem to have made a significant step towards the long sought quantum theory of gravity. and at the same time he proven wrong some aspect about general relativity. althought he hasent got a lot of support from the scientific comunity.

    what are your thoughts about it?
     
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  3. Jan 7, 2008 #2
    This reminded me of the Podkletnov's experiment, but in fact the Wikipedia page of him says

     
  4. Jan 8, 2008 #3

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    If this is the experiment I'm thinking of, a replication was attempted which failed. Which makes the whole affair rather doubtful.
     
  5. Jan 9, 2008 #4
    If you are not fully sure, then there is a non-zero probability, that you were thinking about the Podkletnov's experiment, which, according to all possible information sources, has failed repeatability.

    I have nothing else to say to the OP, than that I'm interested in getting any reliable information about the Tajmar's experiment too.
     
  6. Jan 9, 2008 #5
    unfortunately I havent found a lot of updated info about it, but here there is another article about it:
    The Secret of Gravity
     
  7. Jan 9, 2008 #6

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    I'm quite sure that what I was thinking about was not the Podklentov experiment. I also recall that the experiment was in Australia, and that I posted some fairly detailed information about the replication attempt here on PF.

    So let us see. assuming that it is the same, then Tajmar should be a good keyword, so...

    bingo

    https://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=180767
     
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