Isaac Scientific Publishing

Theoretical Physics

Gravity-Independent and Gravity-Related Inertia Fields

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DOI: 10.22606/tp.2017.22001


  • Robert L. Shuler*
    NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas, United States


This paper first assesses under what conditions the Higgs field has “no deep connection” to gravity, i.e. it is gravity-independent, and also whether it has a connection with or conflicts with other proposed inertia-causing fields such as the vacuum-reaction force. Then it develops a classical consistent field strength (CFS) framework to support analysis of inertia fields that are gravity-related, which seems likely in the case of vacuum-reaction inertia. The framework can produce important exact solutions to Einstein’s field equation. When used with alternative formulations it guarantees equivalence and conservative fields over a wide range of field choices from traditional metric space-time to background-embedded to emergent space-time. A short worked-out gravity-related inertia field example is given. New perspectives on spin and self-gravitation issues are discussed.


Inertia, gravity, space-time, general relativity, Higgs field, vacuum energy


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