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Re: Gravity Wave Shielding

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Posted by Michael Moosman/">Michael Moosman on September 10, 1998 19:53:33 UTC

: What mean "shield gravity waves"? : I have understand that,

: Matter(material) can make waves, but, : waves cannot exist without material, : and therefore waves cannot make material. : I drop rock at water. : Matter make waves.

: Light waves?

Your right and I've been confused by this for a long time. A lot of people in my opionion have a screwed up idea about waves. You can't just have a wave move through nothing. Waves are changes in matter in a direction or charge. Now I'll only mention gravity a little, because I don't think it has much to do with this subject. Gravity goes out from an object at light speed. Lets asume I move a little farther away from you, we'll you won't feel that change in gravity for some small amount of time. That "wave" going out could be concidered a "gravity-wave" if you really wanted to call it that. I don't like the term "light-waves" because we are only talking about points of force, that force is changing, so I guess in some ways you could call it a wave, but it's a property of the point, not really a "wave" on it's own.

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