Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Gravity and time

  1. Mar 24, 2009 #1
    Why does a powerful gravitational field cause time dilation?
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Mar 24, 2009 #2

    A.T.

    User Avatar
    Science Advisor

    Physics tells you 'how' not 'why'.
     
  4. Mar 24, 2009 #3

    HallsofIvy

    User Avatar
    Science Advisor

    A constant gravitational field is equivalent to a constant acceleration.
     
Share this great discussion with others via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook