Gravity and Electric Dipole Connections.

In summary, the article discusses the connections between quantum gravity and residual electromagnetic effects in electrically neutral atoms. It also explores the concept of noncommutative spacetime geometry and its implications for mass and the Dirac equation. The topic of gravity and electromagnetic effects has been previously explored, but there are still avenues to be explored. There has been no evidence of a time lag in high energy rays, suggesting that spacetime is frictionless to electromagnetic radiation.
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ohwilleke
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This article (eight pages): http://uk.arxiv.org/PS_cache/physics/pdf/0502/0502106.pdf

is an interesting little suggestive piece on the connections between quantum gravity and residual electromagentic effects of electrical dipoles in electrically neutral atoms.

Date: Sun, 20 Feb 2005 02:27:23 GMT (5kb)

Noncommutative spacetime effects and gravitation
Authors: B.G.Sidharth
Comments: 8 pages, based on two papers accepted for publication in Int.J.Mod.Phys.E
Subj-class: General Physics

In recent years Quantum Superstrings and Quantum Gravity approaches have come to rely on non differenciable spacetime manifolds. These throw up a noncommutative spacetime geometry and we consider the origin of mass and a related modification of the Dirac equation in this context. This also throws some light on gravitation itself.
 
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Ohwilleke

I think others have attempted to link gravity with electomagnetic
effects and come up blank, i have just read a little about magnetic
monopoles, apart from 2 or 3 possible results the search is still on
never the less it seems that not all avenues have been exhausted.

On the granular structure of space time AFAIK all efforts to detect
some time lag in high energy rays has failed to date, this does not
mean that ST is not granular in some way ,just that it has no effect
on EMR, i have often wondered how this is possible, how can a photon
traverse the U without loosing energy to ST, i can only suggest that
ST is frictionless to EMR, but the possibility exists for the photon to
effect ST.
 
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Thank you for sharing this article on the connections between gravity and electric dipoles. It is indeed intriguing to explore the potential connections between these two seemingly disparate concepts.

The article delves into the concept of noncommutative spacetime, which has gained popularity in the field of quantum gravity. This approach challenges the traditional notion of a smooth and continuous spacetime, and instead suggests a spacetime that is non-differentiable and noncommutative.

One interesting aspect discussed in the article is the origin of mass in this noncommutative spacetime. It is proposed that the presence of electric dipoles in electrically neutral atoms may play a role in the emergence of mass. This is a thought-provoking idea, as it connects the fundamental concept of mass to the properties of atoms.

Furthermore, the article also suggests a modification of the Dirac equation in this noncommutative spacetime. This could potentially have implications for our understanding of the fundamental particles and their interactions.

Overall, the connection between gravity and electric dipoles presented in this article is a fascinating concept that warrants further exploration and investigation. It highlights the intricate and interconnected nature of the fundamental forces and properties of the universe. Thank you for sharing this thought-provoking piece.
 

Related to Gravity and Electric Dipole Connections.

1. What is the relationship between gravity and electric dipoles?

The relationship between gravity and electric dipoles is that they are both fundamental forces of nature. Gravity is the force that attracts two objects with mass towards each other, while electric dipoles are created by the separation of positive and negative charges within an object, resulting in an electric field. Both forces can act on an object simultaneously, and their effects can either reinforce or cancel each other out.

2. How does an electric dipole affect its surroundings?

An electric dipole can affect its surroundings by creating an electric field. This electric field can exert a force on other charges in the vicinity, either attracting or repelling them depending on their charges. The strength of the electric field decreases with distance, so the closer an object is to the electric dipole, the stronger the force it experiences.

3. Can gravity and electric dipoles be unified into one theory?

Currently, there is no unified theory that explains both gravity and electric dipoles. Gravity is described by Einstein's theory of general relativity, while electric dipoles are explained by quantum mechanics. Scientists are still working towards a theory of everything that can unify all the fundamental forces of nature.

4. How are gravity and electric dipoles studied in experiments?

Gravity and electric dipoles can be studied in experiments by observing the effects they have on objects. For example, the strength of the electric field created by a dipole can be measured using an electric field meter. Gravity can be studied by measuring the acceleration of objects towards each other. Scientists also use mathematical models and simulations to better understand the behavior of these forces.

5. Can gravity be shielded by electric dipoles?

No, gravity cannot be shielded by electric dipoles. Unlike electric and magnetic fields, which can be shielded by conductive materials, gravity is not a field that can be blocked or redirected. However, electric and magnetic fields can affect the strength and direction of gravity, as seen in the phenomenon of gravitational lensing.

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