# Space(time) tells matter how to move; matter tells space(time) how to curve

This is John Wheeler’s succinct summary of general relativity – which was Einstein’s idea.

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This is John Wheeler’s succinct summary of general relativity – which was Einstein’s idea.

Idea:Space(time) tells matter how to move; matter tells space(time) how to curveLink:https://www.youtube.com/watch?...The next Einstein, and Wheeler, need to think SMALL…

Idea:Space(time) tells matter how to move; matter tells space(time) how to curveLink:https://ideamill.info/general-...Was a great idea… til quantum mechanics.

Idea:Space(time) tells matter how to move; matter tells space(time) how to curveLink:https://www.newscientist.com/r...Gravity isn’t a force, and Einstein was wrong – just still the best explanation we have at the moment.

Idea:Space(time) tells matter how to move; matter tells space(time) how to curveLink:https://www.forbes.com/sites/s...Can it uncurve though? I guess you would need something with negative mass in order to flatten it back out again, no?