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How does bending the time continuum affect time?

  1. Apr 24, 2014 #1
    If I am in my office and the space-time continuum is further bent, would I realize that time is passing slower or faster and why?

    PS: I am new to physics, so please provide a complete answer.
    Last edited: Apr 24, 2014
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  3. Apr 24, 2014 #2

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    What does "bending the time continuum" mean?
  4. Apr 24, 2014 #3
    By increasing the mass of the object.
  5. Apr 25, 2014 #4
    What do you think?
  6. Apr 25, 2014 #5
    My intuition tells me time will be relatively slower, but I am not sure why.
  7. Apr 25, 2014 #6


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    This is getting to be a bit ridiculous.

    Let's just go with simple "gravity", especially if you are just learning physics. "Time continuum" is meaningless in this context.

    Now please start from there and re formulate your question. Are you already well-versed in the concept of time dilation in special relativity to move on to general relativity, if not, the you need to learn how to crawl first before thinking that you can do a sprint.

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