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I know there is no such thing as anti-acceleration but if there was

  1. Dec 13, 2012 #1
    I know there is no such thing as anti-acceleration but if there was would it be the correct way in describing the acceleration of the hypothetical anti-graviton?
     
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  3. Dec 13, 2012 #2

    Drakkith

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    Re: Anti-acceleration

    What are you talking about? The anti-particle of a graviton would behave exactly the same as the normal graviton, as I believe the graviton is its own anti-particle since it's a spin-2 boson.
     
  4. Dec 13, 2012 #3
    Re: Anti-acceleration

    Ya its tough to make sense of what I mean, basically as something falls to the ground its accelerating due to gravity. So if something falls towards the sky its accelerating as well. Suppose this "anti-gravity" or "anti-graviton" is the result, would this different acceleration become the anti-acceleration? This is completely hypothetical mind you.
     
  5. Dec 13, 2012 #4

    Drakkith

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    Re: Anti-acceleration

    Unknown, such a thing is not known to be possible. I've seen math that says matter responding differently to gravity like this would still accelerate in the same direction, so I want to say no.
     
  6. Dec 13, 2012 #5

    berkeman

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    Re: Anti-acceleration

    We do not permit speculation outside of mainstream science here on the PF. This thread is closed.
     
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