Definition of supergravity in English:


Line breaks: super|grav¦ity
Pronunciation: /suːpəˈgravɪti
, ˌsjuː-/


[mass noun] Physics
  • Gravity as described or predicted by a supersymmetric quantum field theory.
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    • Before string theory won the full attention of the theoretical physics community, the most popular unified theory was an eleven dimensional theory of supergravity, which is supersymmetry combined with gravity.
    • If global supersymmetry doesn't work, then what about local supersymmetry, i.e. supergravity?
    • His groundbreaking work in the areas of superstring theory, supersymmetry and supergravity has made him a leading expert on the topic.

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