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Can superconducting sheets reflect gravity waves? Is this causing odd results in the Gravity Probe B experiment? Can H.G. Wells shine any light on these matters? (Read
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|"Brings to mind Larry Niven's short story "The Hole Man".
In the story, an alien transmitter which uses gravity waves is found with the help of a very sensitive gravity detector."
(Yossi Preminger 3/24/2009 8:27:49 AM)
|"Niven also wrote about another way to possibly use gravity to focus electromagnetic radiation; see the gravity lens. This is not the phenomenon first discussed by Orest Chwolson and then made famous by Einstein, or even the gravity lenses made possible by galaxy clusters as put forward by Fritz Zwicky and then observed in 1979. In his story, you could do it without a solar-sized mass."
(Bill Christensen 3/24/2009 11:24:33 AM)
|"Indeed he did."
(Jim Bolder 3/28/2009 6:04:59 PM)
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