gravity

  1. EnolaGaia

    Gravitational Waves Leave Residual Space-Time Distortions (?)

    This is a new one on me ... I don't recall ever reading about suggestions gravitational waves leave persistent changes (kinks, warps, bends, etc.) in space-time. Some scientists are actively pursuing confirmation of this notion by seeking proof of such gravitational wave traces. FULL STORY...
  2. rynner2

    Three-Body Systems As Tests For Theories Of Gravity

    Triple star system 'can reveal secrets of gravity' By James Morgan, Science reporter, BBC News, Washington DC Using the Green Bank Telescope, the astronomers discovered a pulsar 4,200 light-years from Earth, spinning nearly 366 times per second. Such rapidly-spinning bodies are called...
  3. P

    Did Dinosaurs Live In Low Gravity?

    Don't really know which thread to put this in, so mods feel free to move. My son has to do an extended essay involving maths for school and the teacher told him to investigate whether dinosaurs could live in the modern world like in the Jurassic Park film. Apparently there is a theory that...
  4. C

    Relieved Of The Weight Of Sunlight (Allais Effect)

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  5. A

    Gravity: What Is It?

    What is gravity? No-one bloody knows! Well? I love the fact that the answer to this has eluded the most intelligent and most active physics brains in the world. We all know that an apple falls. I think people have always understood that if you let go of an apple...it will fall...
  6. A

    Gravity: Alternative Theories & Concepts

    Has anyone got any thoughts on the alternative theory of gravity which basically goes something like this... The universe was created in the big bang, this was when the universe basically exploded outwards and began its continuous expanding outwards. The theory is that all matter in the...
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