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I am trying to understand gravitomagnetism (at least in simple terms).

I have read some of the information google gave me, and I would like to know wether my understanding is corect.

1) Gravitomagnetism has nothing to do with magnetism. They just gave it that name because of the analogy with electromagnetism.

2) 1/r^2 laws are not lorentz invariant. Since all laws have to be lorentz invariant, all 1/r^2 laws must be accompanied by a velocity-dependent field (the magnetic field for electromagnetism and the gravitomagnetic field for gravity).

Is this correct? Or am I totally wrong?

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# Trying to understand gravitomagnetism

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