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originally posted by: Nochzwei
If we take a region of space bound by certain x,y, and z co ordinates and manage to stop time in there, wouldn't this be a singularity of un precedented proportions, in the sense that everything will become instantaneous and all our known laws and equations will break down? IMO it will be a singularity where nothing can be gauged from our time bound existence. Just wondering what every1's take is on this subject.
Thanks in advance.
originally posted by: chr0naut
a reply to: Nochzwei
In 1949, Kurt Gödel produced a solution for General Relativity that allowed for closed time-like curves, where the flow of time would cause an event to return to its starting point.
Since then other solutions have been found that 'loop', too.
As these solutions allow time to be traversed negatively (going back in time), there has been a suggestion that they only exist in theory and Quantum Gravity theory will eliminate them (also replacing GR) or that there will be another add-on theory that Hawking calls the "chronology protection conjecture".
Perhaps that is an answer to what you were asking, a specific closed time like curve of zero duration?
originally posted by: Nochzwei
imo time speeds up with gravity, which is opposite to GR and in the black hole singularity time runs infinitely quickly, which is also a singularity
a reply to: Gothmog
originally posted by: Nochzwei
If we take a region of space bound by certain x,y, and z co ordinates and manage to stop time in there, wouldn't this be a singularity of un precedented proportions, in the sense that everything will become instantaneous and all our known laws and equations will break down? IMO it will be a singularity where nothing can be gauged from our time bound existence. Just wondering what every1's take is on this subject.
Thanks in advance.
originally posted by: Nochzwei
imo time speeds up with gravity, which is opposite to GR and in the black hole singularity time runs infinitely quickly, which is also a singularity
a reply to: Gothmog
negating time negates gravity owing to the equation e = mc2, so GR ought to be wrong
originally posted by: Gothmog
originally posted by: Nochzwei
imo time speeds up with gravity, which is opposite to GR and in the black hole singularity time runs infinitely quickly, which is also a singularity
a reply to: Gothmog
Not according to Einstein and many popular theories on black holes today.Per these theories if an object passes the event horizon and you were watching , you would see that object suspended in time for eternity .