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Advances in Astronomy
Volume 2011, Article ID 189379, 12 pages
Review Article

Gravity and Large Extra Dimensions

1School of Physics, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad 500 046, India
2Department of Physics, Baylor University, Waco, TX 76798-7316, USA

Received 9 September 2011; Accepted 2 November 2011

Academic Editor: Cesare Barbieri

Copyright © 2011 V. H. Satheeshkumar and P. K. Suresh. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


The idea that quantum gravity can be realized at the TeV scale is extremely attractive to theorists and experimentalists alike. This proposal leads to extra spacial dimensions large compared to the Planck scale. Here, we give a very systematic view of the foundations of the theories with large extra dimensions and their physical consequences.