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Gravity Breakthrough: Springing into a Gravitational Revolution (cont.)
By Roland Michel Tremblay

Could the Evidence Still Support Today’s Gravitational Theories?

The preceding discussion shows that Newton’s theory of an attracting gravitational force is readily disproven by a simple hanging spring, as is Einstein’s ‘warped space-time’ General Relativity theory, which was deliberately designed to be functionally equivalent. But before addressing what all of this means, it can still be tempting to dismiss the above discussion with intuitive support for today’s gravitational theories, such as the following:

‘The coils at the top of a hanging spring simply bear the weight of the rest of the spring hanging below. And those further down have fewer coils below them, thus less weight to bear, stretching successively less, resulting in more stretch at the top and successively less toward the bottom - a non-uniform hanging spring.’

This may initially sound reasonable enough, but the first hint of a flaw in this logic is that it is at odds with the earlier tabletop experiment showing that two opposing forces (such as gravity pulling down and a restraining force pulling up) should result in uniform coil spacing. So, what is the logical flaw in the above reasoning? It is the presumption that the strain caused by weight is solely due to a downward pull from gravity, and that this strain accumulates, with the weight of the lower coils adding to greatly stretch the upper ones.

The error in this logic is shown in the first frame of the diagram below, where an object’s weight is shown as solely due to a downward pull from gravity. If it were literally true that there is nothing but a downward force on the object, then the object would not rest as a weight in our hand, but would be in a weightless free-fall, as shown in the second frame. The very reason the object is not in a weightless free-fall, but sits instead as a weight in our hand, is because there is an opposing force - in this case from our muscles - holding it in place, as shown in the last frame:

Similarly, the error of both logic and physics in the weight-based reasoning for the non-uniform hanging spring is the suggestion that the weight of each coil is solely due to a gravitational force (frame 1 below), with downward weight accumulating along the spring. In actuality, a scenario with only a downward gravitational force would produce a spring in weightless free-fall (frame 2 below), which would accelerate toward the ground with no stretching at all, in the absence of an opposing upward force. A statically hanging spring (last frame), however, actually has two opposing forces distributed throughout it - according to today’s gravitational theory (gravity acting downward and the restraining force acting upward), which, again, should equally spread its coils.

There can be no such thing as ‘accumulating coil weights’ in a hanging spring, caused by a lone gravitational force pulling them downward and adding up to cause a non-uniform distribution, but only equally stretched coils from two opposing forces. There remains no viable explanation for the observed non-uniform distribution of a simple hanging spring in today’s science - experimentally disproving all current gravitational theory.

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