27 questions linked to/from Why would spacetime curvature cause gravity?
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### How does the spacetime curvature cause an object to attract towards the ground? [duplicate]

An object moves at a constant speed relative to the local spacetime but due to the warped spacetime it appears as if accelerating. How does spacetime curvature exactly causes this effect?
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### Why does a stationary object start moving if there is no force acting on it in general relativity? [duplicate]

I understand that gravity is not a force, but the function of curved space time. But what gets an object in motion if no force acts on it? For example, if I roll a ball, its path will curve towards ...
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### Why do we fall towards earth and not hover during free fall as per General relativity? [duplicate]

So this is what I understand from General Theory of Relativity: A body freely falling towards earth's surface would be in an inertial frame of reference (air removed) with zero net force acting on it. ...
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### In general relativity, what makes an object released in a gravitational field START to fall? [duplicate]

I understand why a released object moves as it does once it has started moving, and why all objects fall at the same speed, removing other effects. But I don't see why the curvature of space would ...
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### What is gravitational energy in general relativity?

In GR the curvature of spacetime "is gravity". This curvature is expressed via the Riemann tensor (or the Ricci tensor + Ricci scalar). The curvature is connected via the Einstein Field Equations with ...
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### If gravity is simply a curvature of space, why does it accelerate objects? [duplicate]

I understand how an object moving through space would be affected if gravity were a curvature of space as opposed to being a force. However, I do not understand why this creates a "pull" on an object. ...
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### Why time is attached with space and how apple fall according to Einstein? [duplicate]

As per Einstein space is flexible it means it can be curved with mass but I am not able to visualize the relationship between space and time (space-time continuum). According to Newton Apple falls ...
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### Is Earth flat according to Einstein? [duplicate]

I didnt understand how to apply general relativity to Earth. If there is no such a thing as gravity but spacetime bending. Can someone just show, send something to read how gravity works in Earth ...
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### Gravity: Why Do things fall to Earth? [duplicate]

If gravity is in reality spacetime geometry why when I drop an object on the surface of the Earth does it fall to the ground? Does spacetime push it?
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### General theory of relativity questions [duplicate]

I do not understand how this theory (the theory of general relativity) would work because gravity is what makes things heavy and weight is what bends things. All of the proof makes it hard to question ...
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### Reason for gravitational force [duplicate]

What is the reason for the existence of gravitational force between two bodies? Why do we say it as an attractive force? What makes any two objects to attract each other?
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### Shouldn't a cold object feel less gravity? [closed]

The premises for my question are, Gravity isn't a force but curved spacetime "If gravity isn't a force, how does it accelerate objects?" (complicated answer) If the answer below, to the question ...
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### Why does gravity pull me when I'm not moving?

My question is: Why does gravity pull me towards the earth? I get all the curved spacetime thing but when I'm sat here in my chair I'm traveling through basically the same spacetime as everything ...