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Positive gravity effectby markyg
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Jan810, 04:07 PM

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Hi, this is my first post.. It was something i was thinking about when laying in bed last night about to drift off.
since spacetime is a "plane" where by mass directly effects the curvature, and in doing so, also effects our concept of time. Lets assume that the curvature of spacetime in a downward fashion reduces our perception of time. Is it possible, or plausible to bend spacetime up resulting in our perception of time speeding up? or in a vacum are we experiencing time as fast as we could, and any curvature on the spacetime plane, results in a reduced perception? I hope this makes sense :D 


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Jan810, 04:33 PM

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Welcome to Physics Forums!
We actually had a thread discussing this recently: http://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=364675 


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Jan810, 04:46 PM

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thank you for the link.
*reading now* 


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