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Antimatter time dialation/singularities

  1. Dec 9, 2011 #1
    So matter creates a gravitational field which slows time, does antimatter have the opposite effect on time? I am curious because that would mean an anti matter singularity would speed time up greatly relative to itself, maybe allowing us to study singularities. Also since it is a singularity made up of anti-matter does that mean that there is no possibility of matter being absorbed in because it would repel matter with the same force a singularity would attract matter?
     
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  3. Dec 9, 2011 #2

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    To the best of our knowledge, antimatter has normal mass and obeys the normal laws of gravity.
     
  4. Dec 9, 2011 #3
    Thank you I dont know where I heard otherwise, just guess I thought it would act opposite.
     
  5. Dec 9, 2011 #4

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    The answer to all your questions are "no". Antimatter responds to gravity exactly as matter does.
     
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  7. Dec 9, 2011 #6

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    If antimatter does not fall like matter, the conservation of momentum and energy is violated.
     
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