Date: Oct 5, 2013 10:52 PM
Author: Tom Potter
Subject: Re: Curved Space-time Mimicked on a Chip


"Sam Wormley" <swormley1@gmail.com> wrote in message
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> Curved Space-time Mimicked on a Chip
>> http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=curved-space-time-mimicked-on-a-chip
>
>> It took two major expeditions charting the solar eclipse of 1919 to
>> verify Albert Einstein's weird prediction about gravity - that it
>> distorts the path of light waves around stars and other astronomical
>> bodies, distorting objects in the background. Now, researchers have
>> created the first precise analogue of that effect on a microchip.
>>
>> Any large mass distorts the geometry of space around it, for instance
>> making parallel light rays diverge or converge. One consequence,
>> described by Einstein's general theory of relativity, is that objects
>> behind a body such as the Sun may look magnified or distorted as the
>> optical path of light goes through the region of warped space.


Sam, how can space be distorted
if space does not exist?

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