# Does space-time spin?

## Question:

Does space-time spin?

## Spacetime:

Spacetime is a four-dimensional combination of three-dimensional space and time. This conceptual model was first proposed by Hermann Minkowski in 1908 when he reformulated Albert Einstein's special theory of relativity.

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View this answer**Yes**, spacetime spins in the right conditions. According to relativity, gravitation is the curving of spacetime around a body with mass, the greater...

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