As noted earlier, Einstein concluded gravity to be a potential field created by time disparities (differentials or potentials) across space. Gravity, is a curve in time across space induced by the momentum and energy inherent in mass. Since that post on my Facebook page 2 weeks ago, I've been wondering about how Einstein envisaged that we could be moving through space-time at lightspeed, and not be aware of it.

Time as a fourth spacial dimension is a very strange union, so much so that I avoid this categorisation in favour of the vector and tensor metrics that actually appear in Einstein's equations. I am yet to see Time expressed as truly dimensional metric (eg what is  dt/ds?) in EFE's or even relativity. In fact, Einstein borrowed the idea of space-time from one of his professors - Minkowski - and attributed it to him, although the idea was first mooted in 1905 by Henri Poincare as a complex dimension and Minkowski simply evolved it into affine space.  Well that's my take on it anyhow. We should really be talking about Poincare Space-Time, and frankly I think its a big mistake to take Poincare Space-Time and think of ourselves racing through a complex spacial dimension. As I have noted before, mathematically, Time as a dimension invites the idea that time can go backwards, and Im sorry folks but that breaks a fundamental law of physics - the law of entropy or increasing chaos. That word "increasing" is so basic to physics that even Einstein, when confronted with the implications this had in the quantum world, declared that "God does not play dice with the universe". 

Today I will be putting down why I think Einstein was right, and how quantum theory can be possibly explained within a relatively simple model involving a Euclidean space of which Time is a simple vector property. I would set it out in this post but I do not have enough space to write it here.....  :-)

(Lets hope this is not, like Fermat, the last thing I ever do!!!!)
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