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Author Topic:   Black Hole Universe Model Questions
foreveryoung
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Message 52 of 69 (669562)
07-31-2012 12:08 AM


spacetime?
wiki writes:

The theory of general relativity predicts that a sufficiently compact mass will deform spacetime to form a black hole.

Deforming something only makes sense if there is an object to be deformed. Spacetime is not an object; it is a mathematical construct.


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Message 54 of 69 (669586)
07-31-2012 9:52 AM
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Re: spacetime?
We know there is an electromagnetic field; we don't know there is a spacetime. The electromagnetic field is a mathematical representation of the forces present on a charged particle at a point in space. The reality that creates those forces are electromagnetic waves which are very real. Spacetime is a mathematical construct; the reality behind it is matter waves. It is the waves that are being bent, not some imaginary spacetime.

Edited by Voltaire30, : No reason given.


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Message 57 of 69 (669637)
07-31-2012 10:01 PM
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07-31-2012 11:43 AM


Re: Outing flannel???
I didn't make anything out of whole cloth. I don't see what you are trying to say honesty.
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