Does space-time spin?


Does space-time spin?


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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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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Distance, Site, Situation & Space-Time Compression


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Geography involves patterns and phenomena relating to the Earth's surface, including human elements. Explore how site & situation, and measures of distance, and space-time compression are studied in geography.

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