# Schwarzschild metric and particle absorption

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The Schwarzschild metric implies a potential different from that of Newtonian gravity. Is there a relationship between it and the process by which particles can be absorbed by other particles?
(I haven't studied QFT yet)

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The Schwarzschild metric implies a potential different from that of Newtonian gravity. Is there a relationship between it and the process by which particles can be absorbed by other particles?
(I haven't studied QFT yet)
Are you talking about particle collisions in curved spacetime?

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I do not know.
I don't know anything about QFT and am currently studying general relativity.

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I do not know.
I don't know anything about QFT and am currently studying general relativity.
If you don't know what question you're asking how can anyone answer it?

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Curiosity.
I am studying the Schwarzschild metric and I have read that if you get too close you fall into the object in question, I thought that this could be related to the fact that particles can be absorbed by other particles. Are these two concepts related? Should I study QFT first?

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I am studying the Schwarzschild metric and I have read that if you get too close you fall into the object in question, I thought that this could be related to the fact that particles can be absorbed by other particles. Are these two concepts related?
Not really. One is the theory of gravity; the other is the quantum theory of particle collisions. Particle collisions are not modeled as a gravitational process!
Should I study QFT first?
QFT is more advanced than GR in my opinion.

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I am studying the Schwarzschild metric and I have read that if you get too close you fall into the object in question, I thought that this could be related to the fact that particles can be absorbed by other particles. Are these two concepts related?
No.

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