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Space as a linen sheet.

  1. Dec 13, 2009 #1

    PrincePhoenix

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    In many places (here in forums and on a few documentaries) when talking about relativity, it is often said to consider the space like a piece of cloth,fine net etc. If we think of it that way, shouldn't everything be on the same level in space? And then why do people on South Pole feel gravity towards the centre of the earth? Because space is being curved beneath them.Please forgive me if I'm missing something very basic.
     
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  3. Dec 13, 2009 #2

    A.T.

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  4. Dec 13, 2009 #3
    That's taking the analogy too far, in my opinion.
     
  5. Dec 13, 2009 #4

    PrincePhoenix

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    Will you please explain.
     
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