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Curved space

  1. May 1, 2005 #1
    Light always wants to travel in a straight line, however, the space is curved around massive objects such as black holes, so it would seem as if the light was being bent as it traveled around the black hole. The space around the earth is curved.. so satellies travelling along parallel paths can actually collide with eath other right?
  2. jcsd
  3. May 2, 2005 #2
    I think this is a topic for the Relativity section of the forums however from my knowledge of the curvature of space, I do not believe they would. Please PM if you find otherwise.

    The Bob (2004 ©)
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