Back to Home

Blackholes Forum Message

Forums: Atm · Astrophotography · Blackholes · Blackholes2 · CCD · Celestron · Domes · Education
Eyepieces · Meade · Misc. · God and Science · SETI · Software · UFO · XEphem
RSS Button

Home | Discussion Forums | Blackholes I | Post

Be the first pioneers to continue the Astronomy Discussions at our new Astronomy meeting place...
The Space and Astronomy Agora

Forum List | Follow Ups | Post Message | Back to Thread Topics | In Response To
Posted by Chris Duncan on July 27, 2002 17:29:34 UTC

As scientists concluded long ago, gravity is one of the four forces. It is the force that bends space-time. You logic is flawed.
The most basic physics says that there is always a cause and effect. You say the cause is matter. At that point you are correct. You are admitting that there is some sort of reaction between matter and space-time. That reaction is usually known as gravitational force.
Now, on the other hand, if you say that there is no gravitational force(the interaction between matter and space-time), then how would matter affect space-time? How would everyone know the more matter an object has(and also how dense the matter is), the bigger the distortion of space-time?

I hope this has explained my point better.


Follow Ups:

    Login to Post
    Additional Information
    About Astronomy Net | Advertise on Astronomy Net | Contact & Comments | Privacy Policy
    Unless otherwise specified, web site content Copyright 1994-2023 John Huggins All Rights Reserved
    Forum posts are Copyright their authors as specified in the heading above the post.
    "dbHTML," "AstroGuide," "ASTRONOMY.NET" & "VA.NET"
    are trademarks of John Huggins