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Saturday, August 3, 2019

What causes gravity?


Photo source: Wikimedia Commons, Jamie Mas

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What is the cause of gravity? I believe gravity is caused by relativity, time dilation and mass. I agree with Einstein's theory of gravity and I've attempted to provide an explanation below.


Massive objects cause time to move slower for objects closer to them. Objects fall because time on the top of the object is faster than the bottom of the object. As an object moves forward in time, the object moves in the direction of the side where time is moving slower.


Imagine walking forward in a straight line, but your left side is moving slower. This will cause you to turn left. I believe this is similar to how gravity causes an object to fall. Since time on the bottom of the object is slower, the object will move downwards.


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