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Why do we need to see gravitation as force?

  1. May 28, 2009 #1


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    why cant we see it as dimension like time?
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  3. May 28, 2009 #2


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    Gr aviation is an effect of the topology of dimensions, but not a dimension in and of itself. To try and describe it as a dimension is meaningless.

    Also, I'm not sure we see time as a dimension either. Many people still have a hard time dealing with a 4-D spacetime picture of the universe. So, it's certainly not something intuitive.
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