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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.


Closing Statement from Jared Stevens

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.....


the biggest flaws pointed out were that gravity is a separate force from electomagnetism and has been proven to be so.
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: The problem is that mass attracts mass observably different than positive charge is attracted by negative charge (it's argueably which attracts which).

    The gravitational pull between objects "dies off" a lot slower than the electro-magnetic pull.
    • Jun 8 2013: You mean the whole gravity is inverse 2 and electromagnetism is inverse 4 or something like that?
      • Jun 8 2013: That amongst other things yes.

        One of the most 'mindbogling' differences is that charge is repelled by other charge, but mass is always attracted to other mass.
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          Jun 9 2013: It really shouldn't be that mind boggling as charge is the result of the strong and weak interactions while the attraction of mass to mass comes from gravity. Completely different fundamental forces in the universe, there's no reason why they would act alike.

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