RyanJ Posted November 28, 2005 Share Posted November 28, 2005 I'm a little confused (again). Aren't quantumn theory and GR incompatible? I get the impression on one hand you're siding with GR and on the other' date=' against it...[/quote'] 1) Yes they are but if you believe string theory, it could be the answer to this problem. mrblond5311: Gravity can be considered a boson, a force transmitter. It has no mass but it does have evergy. You could say the number of these gravitons per area dectates the strength of the gravitational pull between two objects. The relation between photons and gravitons are thay they are both bosons, have no mass and travel at the speed of light. So, in your example youwould have the sun as an object in space time emmitting these gravitons to the planets thus causing the gravitation attraction we see. Gravitons move at the speed of light because they have no "rest mass" and it does not matter as to something weakness or strongness, all it matters is the rest mass is zero so the gravitons travels at light speed. As for the last question I do not have the answer sorry Cheers, Ryan Jones Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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