Perihelion Precession as a Lorentz Force Law

In the next note 347(5), the gravitomagnetic minimal prescription will be used to show that the gravitomagnetic Lorentz force law for precession can be deduced from the hamiltonian and canonical lagrangian of the minimal prescription. The result is that the inverse square force law of Newton is supplemented by a gravitomagnetic Lorentz force. The observed precession frequency is the gravitomagnetic Larmor frequency. This analysis brings together several concepts in an elegant way and the method gives any observed precession.


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