Okay, relativity and gravity don't seem to like getting along even with the General Theory. Think about this: Obviously everyone knows the simple way of thinking of gravity as a force pulling you toward a mass. The force is inversely proportional to the distance with 1/4 in there somewhere (I don't remember exactly ). Now if you think of your 3D coordinate cube as rotating with the earth then in order to stay still with the coordinate plane you would have to stay still with the surface of the earth. In this way we can describe the veolocity required to orbit the earth at a certain distance. My question is why gravity rotates with the earth. Lets say that the coordinate plane does not rotate with the earth and the 0,0,0 point is at the center. Also you are at the perfect distance at which you fly at such a speed that if a line was drawn from you to the earth's surface, you would remain over the same point. According to our new coordinate plane you are moving fast enough to orbit the earth, but according to the earth's surface you would fall. And if you changed direction you would fly away from the earth because you would be moving two times as fast as you needed in order to orbit. Should this not bring into account the earth's rotation in the explanation of gravity?? I personally dont' think the mere bending of space time is enough to account for this, considering the relativity of motion. This kind of stuff makes my head hurt... :yuck:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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