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This is how I believe gravity could work. If anyone can find any flaws that I can't please tell me as this is a developing theory.

An Atom, the primary building block. This tiny structure of Protons, Neutrons and electrons has 2 types of charges that push like charges away and bring opposite charges closer. If there's 30 protons (Zn) there will most likely be 30 electrons. This is in order to have an equal charge, where 30 protons will have a 30e charge, 30 electrons will produce a 30e- charge and because these atoms have charges they are able to attract other atoms within close proximity and start forming conglomerations with an even greater combined charge.

So what if a planet has such a dense concenraion of protons and electrons at it's extremely compressed core that each the negative and positive charges effect the atoms witin our bodies indescriminately, attempting to pull not us, but the building blocks that create us, into the depths of the earth.

This made me think about why we dont just fall through the ground to the core.. and then the painfully obvious answer came to me.. "We would, if we could." but we can't namely because there are other materials held beneath us which prevent us from doing so.. almost like electron shielding preventing valence electrons from dropping to the nucleus, but instead of electrons stopping us from dropping it is dirt, rock, sand, metal and other materials beneath us which stop us from plummeting into the centre.

This is what I think gravity could be..

Indescriminate electromagnetic force...

the way planets, suns, and black holes seem to operate in my mind reinforce my idea.

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Thank you to all those who contributed and with what people have put forth, some constructive and others just.. Not so much. But with all that has been put forth I decided that I was inexplicably.....

WRONG..

the biggest flaws pointed out were that gravity is a separate force from electomagnetism and has been proven to be so.
Also.
The thing about the neutron clouds. Thank you to Jimmy Strobl I'm rating you as the most helpful in this conversation.

Thanks again everyone who contributed.

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  • Jun 4 2013: GRAVITY IS WITHOUT A DOUBT...SIMPLY PUT....AN ELECTROMAGNETIC FORCE. UNLIKE ELECTRICITY, WHICH FLOWS ONLY THRU SOME ELEMENTS ( MOST METALS, WATER ETC. BUT NOT THRU GLASS, PLASTIC, WOOD). AND MAGNETISM ALONE ATTRACTS OR REPELS ONLY SOME ELEMENTS ( FERRIS TYPE MATERIALS BUT NOT PLASTIC, WOOD, PAPER)

    GRAVITY ATTRACTS EVEYTHING. WHY? BECAUSE EVERYTHING HAS PROTONS/ELECTRONS I.E A MAGNETIC FORCE.. FOR EXAMPLE HYDROGEN GAS AND A TWO TON STEEL BALL IS MADE UP OF ATOMS. THE HYDROGEN ATOM IS LIGHTER...WHY? BECAUSE IT HAS LESS ELECTRON/PROTONS, AND THEREFORE GRAVITY HAS LESS TO PULL...SO HYDROGEN WILL DEFY GRAVITY ONLY SO FAR, BUT WILL NOT GET AWAY FROM GRAVITY AND FLY OUT INTO OUTER SPACE. THE TWO TON STEEL BALL HAS SO MANY ATOMS, AND SO MUCH DENSITY, THAT GRAVITY HAS MORE OF APULL ON IT. THE MORE YOU WEIGH, THE MORE GRAVITY AFFECTS YOU.

    THE DYNAMO IN THE CENTER OF THE EARTH IS PULLING ALL ELECTROMAGNETIC PARTICLES, WHICH INCLUDES EVERYTHING...GASES, SOLIDS, LIQUIDS........IF THE EARTH HAD A 100 MILE WIDE HOLE STRAIGHT THRU THE CENTER...AND IF SOMETHING FELL IN THE HOLE, IT WOULD FALL, AND SPEED PAST THE CENTER, SLOW DOWN AND REVERSE THE FALL, UNTIL IT EQUALIZED AND STOPPED IN THE CENTER.

    OUR MAGNETICE FIELD, PRODUCED BY THE DYNAMO, PROTECTS US FROM THE SOLAR WIND, AND ALSO PROVIDES GRAVITY FOR EVERY ATOM. MY ONLY QUESTION AT THIS POINT IS.....IS THE DYNAMO SPINNING IN THE CENTER OF THE EARTH, AS WE HAVE BEEN TOLD TO BELIEVE...OR IS IT STATIONARY/STABLE.....AND THE EARTH IS SPINNING (OF COURSE) WHICH IS WHAT GENERATES THE MAGNETIC FIELD. THE FRICTION OF EARTH SPINING AROUND A STABLE IRON CORE WOULD GENERATE TREMENDOUS HEAT, PRODUCING THE LIQUID MAGMA, WHICH SURROUNDS THE SOLID IRON CORE.

    I HAVE NEVER HEARD ANYONE PUT THIS NEW IDEA OUT.....BUT I'M INCLINED TO BELIEVE THAT I'M RIGHT ON THIS ONE. WE AS HUMANS KNOW VERY LITTLE, BUT ARE LEARNING NEW THINGS AT A VERY FAST RATE..........I ENCOURAGE ALL TO COMMENT ON MY VIEWS.....THNX FOR READING.
    • Jun 8 2013: Iron wouldn't be stable at those temperatures, almost nothing would be. the core of the earth is most likely the most radioactive place on this planet or well.. in this planet... and there's one other thing that bothers me with your idea and that is that you say the more you weigh the more gravity affects you and this is not true, a feather falls as fast as a bowling ball in a vacuum.
      Although I'd believe it if the more mass you have the more mass you have available to be affected by gravity but since the effect would increase relative to how much mass you gain the actual effective pull gravity has on you as a whole remains unchanged...
      • Jun 10 2013: ALL THE LEADING SCIENTISTS SAY THAT THE EARTH HAS A SOLID IRON CORE.....IS IT TRUE? I DON'T KNOW......BUT I'M GOING WITH THE ONES WHO SHOULD KNOW.......THERE WAS TIME WHEN EVERYBODY SAID THE EARTH WAS FLAT...............................
        furthermore.....if you haven't noticed......we don't live in a vacuum. put 100# on a scale and gravity tells you have 100#. put 1000# on a scale and you have 1000# it was demonstrated on the moon what happens in a vacuum. everybody agrees that gravity is a force.........my question is WHAT IS THAT FORCE? EVERYTHING IS AFFECTED BY GRAVITY. EVERYTHING HAS WEIGHT, AND EVERTHING HAS A MAGNETIC FIELD. NO ONE ON THIS PLANET HAS DISCOVERED EXACTLY WHAT GRAVITY IS........I AM ONLY SUBMITTING MY THOUGHTS ON THE MATTER. AFTER CAREFUL THINKING ON WHAT I HAVE READ, STUDIED, AND THOUGHT ABOUT.......I MERELY OFFERED MY VIEWPOINT. THE MASS OF ONE OBJECT DOES NOT AFFECT THE MASS OF ANOTHER OBJECT, AS WE ARE ROUTINELY TOLD. GRAVITY HAS A STRAIGHT DOWNWARD PULL, TOWARDS THE CENTER OF THE EARTH. HERE'S THE QUESTION.............what is it about EVERYTHING that is affected by gravity? what do all things have in common? you think about that, cause those are the actual facts you can't disagree with.
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          Jun 10 2013: Yes Victor you are right about that. (could you please stop writing in CAPS LOCK, it's in violation of the terms of use and very tiresome to read)

          We have a stable iron core because of the pressure of earth is upon it, that is also the reason for the temperature.

          Did you read my other comment and watch the videos, I think the would do you (both) great.

          Get back to me after that.
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      Jun 9 2013: Victor,

      That's some pseudoscience you have there. did you think it up yourself or read it somewhere?

      Please read my comment http://www.ted.com/conversations/18630/this_is_how_i_believe_gravity.html?c=687477
      • Jun 10 2013: jimmy boy...i thought it up all by myself........and you can't prove it or disprove it.......its just an idea.
        did I say I was GOD and thats how it happened?............once people like you thought the earth was flat. ALL the leading scientists say the earth has an iron core and its spinning. Is it? can you PROVE IT? I offered another idea. You need to stay outa the gay bars.....your outa your league.
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          Jun 10 2013: Oh my. Would you like to have a real good serious scientific discussion? All the leading scientists do say that the core is iron and spinning and I fully agree, I am a man of science. Here's the reason that I said that it was pseudoscience: (Pseudoscience is a claim, belief, or practice which is presented as scientific, but does not adhere to a valid scientific method, lacks supporting evidence or plausibility, cannot be reliably tested, or otherwise lacks scientific status.)

          And I'm going by what all the leading scientists say, as I always do.

          1.Gravity is NOT an electromagnetic force, no matter how complexly you put it. Einstein died trying to prove that this was the case, and he tried to prove it for a long time and so have many after him.

          2.Everything does not have protons/electrons, have you ever heard of neutrons for example, or neutron stars, as shown in my example to Jared.

          3.By point 2 your third paragraph is wrong.

          4. By points 2 and 3 paragraph 4 is wrong. (and which one is spinning depends only on the perspective, if you were to imagine standing on the iron core, you'd perceive the earth was spinning and you standing still.)

          5. You're encouragement is nice, didn't seem very encouraging when I answered though...

          (And you have to stop using CAPS LOCK AND TXT speak or the admins will delete your comments.)

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