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  1. #1 A new theory of 'gravity' 
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    Since this is the Science fiction section, may I propose that gravity is NOT a property of mass, but a property of space?

    Space [tries] to push everything together. 'Time' only exists for matter, which would neatly explain why photons don't need watches.

    Now, we know science has failed to find an answer to gravity. In my proposed model, an object just above a surface would recieve a greater push from the 'space' side than the 'surface side'. The space within atoms also causes a push, so the denser materials have less opposition than the less dense.


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    can't say it much better msyelf

    I agree

    Good Job Billco, i was wondering about this thing...


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    Quote Originally Posted by billco
    Since this is the Science fiction section, may I propose that gravity is NOT a property of mass, but a property of space?

    Space [tries] to push everything together. 'Time' only exists for matter, which would neatly explain why photons don't need watches.

    Now, we know science has failed to find an answer to gravity. In my proposed model, an object just above a surface would recieve a greater push from the 'space' side than the 'surface side'. The space within atoms also causes a push, so the denser materials have less opposition than the less dense.
    I didn't realize science had failed to find an answer to gravity. I thought it had to do with rotating mass.
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    This is totally crazy and silly. But could a "gravity instinct" exist? I have been observing my dog and other animals and when I threw a ball to the air she is already assuming a position of "it gonna fall again". Of course that it is a completly natural, associative movement, but it also happen when I threw the ball to a space when she can not see it but she still expect it to fall and can be hours looking up. I know, it is totally silly, but, is this movement learn, "that everything that's going up then go down", or it is instict". Do we has an instict that things are attracted by gravity?

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    Then a smaller mass would have less developed instinct, wouldn't you say?

    Perhaps.
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    Hmmm. Interesting.

    Rotating mass creates a twist in space-times curvature. this is why you get vortex's on the earth such as water going down the plug hole which spin in the northern hemisphere in the opposite direction to the southern hemisphere.
    The hand of time rested on the half-hour mark, and all along that old front line of the English there came a whistling and a crying. The men of the first wave climbed up the parapets, in tumult, darkness, and the presence of death, and having done with all pleasant things, advanced across No Man's Land to begin the Battle of the Somme. - Poet John Masefield.

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    Quote Originally Posted by leohopkins
    Hmmm. Interesting.

    Rotating mass creates a twist in space-times curvature.
    Perhaps you are refering to the Lense-Thirring effect or frame dragging?

    I like to think that gravity is caused by a type of neutrino-field interaction with normal mattter as it passes though. I'm sure time will tell.
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    There's either got to be a constituent gravitational property, or a mathematical law of gravity. Assuming gravity is subjective would mean I could simply think of gravity behaving differently, and bango, my mustang flies to work...

    If we follow standard physics, gravity is a force that follows some mathematical equation. The constants could possibly be wrong, and it has been proposed that Newton's laws of gravity may be false, stating that gravity may in fact be variable, instead of constant.

    On the other side of the fence, we enter the world of gravitons. There, if we accept that gravitons exist, then only their properties are unknown. An object that has "gravity" due to a graviton property will behave according the laws which govern the graviton constituents.
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