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Is there any formula to calculate the effect gravity has on time

  1. Jun 8, 2009 #1
    just curious..
    want to do some fiddling around with it
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  3. Jun 8, 2009 #2


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    Try this one:
    [tex]T = \frac{T_0}{\sqrt{1-\frac{2GM}{Rc^2}}}[/tex]​
    G is the gravitational constant, M is a mass, c is speed of light, T is a time interval measured far away from the mass, and T0 is the time interval measured by a clock at distance R from the mass.

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  4. Jun 8, 2009 #3
    Thank you i will..
    Last edited: Jun 8, 2009
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