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Is space energy

  1. Dec 8, 2009 #1
    can anyone tell me what space is, I know matter is energy and time is changes in the state of energy, so is space a static form of energy. I'd like someone to explain using simple terms if possible please.
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Dec 13, 2009 #2
    Space is an embedding metric of the distribution of mass and energy.

    Space, itself, is not energy, but contains energy.

    The volume of space enclosing a black hole contains much more energy than the same volume of space in an intergalactic area with little mass in it.
     
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