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Oct
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Tagged in: Kornel Lanczos, John Archibald Wheeler, Isaac Newton, general relativity, fictitious force, Einstein's curved spacetime gravity

Returning to Wheeler:

1) Equivalence principle

2) Geometry

3) Geodesic equation of motion of point test particles (aka Newton’s 1st Law first-order partial derivatives of the metric tensor field describe fictitious inertial pseudo-forces on the test particle corresponding to real forces on the detector)

4) Intrinsic tensor curvature geodesic deviation (disclinations of vectors parallel transported around closed loops in spacetime) from second order partial derivatives of the metric tensor field describing relative covariant tensor accelerations between two neighboring geodesic test particle each with zero g-force proper acceleration