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RE: RE: RE: RE: A Parallel To Gravitation

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Posted by Michael Wright on November 2, 2000 19:41:40 UTC

But space-time can also be a medium like water...

It has recently been shown that as massive objects rotate, they "drag" space-time a bit. The test was done with our sun. This would support the visualization that space-time is a medium.

Also, all waves must move through a medium (or else it isn't a wave). Gravitational waves and electromagnetic waves (photons are the most famous example of a dual-nature - wave and particle) move through space-time. Space-time must be a medium, which implies a "fabric," if you will.

I don't know, I've always assumed that space-time is a medium, but I've been wrong many times before.

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