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Curved Space And Gravitons

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Posted by Chris Duncan on April 27, 2002 20:18:41 UTC

Our perseption of normal space is linear and flat.Our perception of space near black holes is curved. But if we got close to a black hole our perception of space would change and we would think that that space would be flat.
That would mean we can't tell if the space we currently reside in is actually flat. It could actually be curved. Does gravity "skip" the curve in the road while light has to take the whole trip?
If so, gravitons(or gravitational waves)don't have to move faster than the speed of light,or move at the speed of light,but can go slower than light. And yet again the proverbial turtle still beats the hare and wins the race.
Finally, does gravity have the same "dual personality" as light?

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