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Calculate Gravitational Effects without Time, Acceleration or Velocity

  1. Mar 18, 2014 #1

    Long time reader, first time poster, so try to go easy on me :redface:

    I'd love to get a sanity check on something my father discovered and I've been helping him refine. We're not professional physicists, so we've had to take to the Internet to discuss and collaborate. Before you roll your eyes at another Internet crackpot theory, please quickly read over— it's a simple equation that can be validated with empirical data. Maybe it's nothing, or maybe it's significant— I guess you'll be the judge.

    Here it is:

    Is it possible to calculate the gravitational effects of a system without any knowledge or use of acceleration, velocity and time? What if I could show a simple equation and proof that you could— an equation that works equally well for both Newtonian and Relativity based systems.

    The following novel equation is presented to calculate the change in position between two gravitationally attracted objects based on their mass and an observed absolute change in a source of electromagnetic radiation (EMR) wavelength as measured from one object to the other:

    \Delta r = \frac{1}{m_1 + m_2} \times \frac{r^2}{H_s} \times \frac{\Delta \lambda ^ 2}{\lambda ^ 2}


    Δr = (meters) is the calculated change in distance between the two objects
    m1 = (kilograms) is the mass of Object 1
    m2 = (kilograms) is the mass of Object 2
    r = (meters) is the starting distance between Object 1 and Object 2
    Hs = (meters / kilogram) is a proportionality constant defined as 1.4851315×10−27
    Δλ = (meters) is the change in the EMR source’s wavelength as observed at some other arbitrary point
    λ = (meters) is the measured wavelength of an EMR source emitted from one object as seen from the other object at the starting distance

    Empirical Proof

    Can be found in the document here: http://bit.ly/1nB8U5r. This is a super early draft of a paper, so it needs a lot of work, but the empirical data should be sound. I also have an Excel spreadsheet with the data and math that I can upload if anyone cares to look closer.

    • Is this significant?
    • Why/how does this work when every conventional gravitational calculation we know of involves time?
    • If we can calculate gravitational effects without time, what does this say about time?
    • Are there other applications of this equation?
    • Is this worthy to finalize into a formal paper and submit to a peer-reviewed journal? Anyone with professional expertise in that area want to help and/or collaborate?

    Would really appreciate any help or feedback!


    Last edited: Mar 18, 2014
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  3. Mar 18, 2014 #2


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