gravitomagnetic field

gravitomagnetic field

[¦grav·ə·tō·mag¦ned·ik ′fēld]
(relativity)
In general relativity, those components of the gravitational field that are analogous to the magnetic-field components of the electromagnetic field.
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The Wallace Inventions, Spin Aligned Nuclei, the Gravitomagnetic Field, and the Tampere 'Gravity-Shielding' Experiment: Is there a Connection?
It's the gravitomagnetic field that causes frame dragging, Nordtvedt says.
Just as a moving electric charge generates a magnetic field in addition to the electric field already present, the Earth's motion ought to generate a completely new kind of field -- a gravitomagnetic field -- different from the ordinary gravitational field surrounding a body.