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    I Why curved spacetime produces gravity (am I right?)

    It was in a documentary I was watching last night (I think a NOVA episode) which was diagramming how gravity is created by large bodies moving through the spacetime continuum. It seemed to suggest that the spacetime fabric itself was being curved by the planetary body moving through it and I...
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    I Why curved spacetime produces gravity (am I right?)

    According to my understanding, movement of a body through space-time cause "ripples" in the space-time fabric. If that is so, isn't there some amount of "drag" or "force" of the fabric itself which would tend to slow down that body's inertia?
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