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## Main Question or Discussion Point

Can anyone explain in words (or equations if you can't use words, or in words to describe the equations) how "...according to the theory [of gen relativity], half of this deflection [of light by any massive body, the sun in this quote's case] is produced by the Newtonian field of attraction of the sun and the other half by the geometrical modification ("curvature") of space caused by the sun"? The preceding quote [brackets excluded] is from a book entitled "Relativity" by Einstein himself, but he doesn't detail how HALF the bending is from space-time curvature and HALF from gravity. How can those contributions each be figured out, and are they each precisely half?

Thanks!!!!!!!

Gerrit

Thanks!!!!!!!

Gerrit