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B Space and time

  1. Aug 1, 2017 #1
    Is it true that the time increase (24 hrs becomes 25 or 26 or..)when the mass of earth is increase? ??
     
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  3. Aug 1, 2017 #2

    phinds

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    Not locally, but relative to a remote observer, yes.
     
  4. Aug 1, 2017 #3

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    Indeed. The rate that time passes on Earth, when viewed by an observer away from Earth, would decrease. For every second that ticked by on the observer's watch, less than a second would pass on Earth. On the Earth, you and I would not notice any change in our own rate of time passage, but we would notice that time passes faster for an observer away from Earth.
     
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