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Could Anti-gravity Really be Possible?

Could Anti-gravity Really be Possible?
over the decades anti-

gravity

has been the stuff of science fiction though there have been many inventions purporting to be anti-

gravity

devices from gyroscopic lifters to superconducting magnets so far there has been nothing that is truly capable of nullifying shielding or modifying what we know as

gravity

so

could

a form of anti-

gravity

even be

possible

given our current understanding just to be clear what i'm referring to when i say anti-

gravity

is a way to either nullify or modify the
could anti gravity really be possible
effect of

gravity

but does not rely upon other forces like electromagnetism or some form of thrust for example whether this would be some kind of local effect that creates a negative form of

gravity

or modifies

gravity

so its effect is either increased or decreased almost everything so far which has been claimed to be a form of anti-

gravity

is

really

just using other known forces though there is a very interesting effect which if verified

could

be the closest we have come so far and we will look
at that later a plane might be called an anti-

gravity

machine because it can lift you up and away from the surface of the earth but it's actually using the pressure differential of a wing traveling through the air at speed to create lift a rocket does a similar thing but by burning fuel which expands rapidly creating thrust and pushing it along and with enough thrust it can overcome the pull of earth's

gravity

but it's nothing more than a chemical reaction in the 1980s and 90s
gyroscopic inertial thrusters were seen as potential sources of reactionless thrust when seen in action they appear to be able to generate lift and defy

gravity

they use various methods of leverage against the support of a large gyroscope or flywheel this appears to generate lift when the angle of the gyroscope is changed but after years of theoretical and laboratory testing by nasa and others no thrust or anti-

gravity

forces in free space were found to be produced other so-called anti-

gravity

lifters using the bifida brown effect are in fact using the propulsive force of ion flow by charging a very lightweight object or lifter usually with a high positive voltage the surrounding air is ionized as the ions are attracted to the opposite negative electrode usually on the ground they interact with the neutral air molecules in between creating an air flow with enough force to levitate the lifter while some claim that the effect works in a vacuum and therefore must be some form of
interaction between the electric field and the earth's gravitational field and implying that it

could

be used to create an anti-

gravity

effect when nasa tested it in a vacuum equivalent to that found at low earth orbit the effect disappeared proving that it was caused by the propulsive force of ions pushing on the air although

gravity

is one of the fundamental forces and thus anti-

gravity

would be theoretically im

possible

it has been proposed that if another force

could

attract matter or
repel it like a theoretical anti-

gravity

there may be a machine

could

be made to simulate that effect in scientific papers published between 1991 and 93 american scientist ningli claimed that anti-

gravity

effects

could

be achieved if the ions in a bose-einstein condensate that's a state of matter where all the atoms in it can act like one

could

be trapped into a high temperature superconducting disc with a time varying magnetic field a huge amount of energy

could

be stored in its lattice
structure as each ion would spin rapidly it would create a tiny gravitational field however because all the ions from the bose-einstein condensate would be aligned together the effect would be magnified by the billions of ions in the disk the theory is that this would create a

gravity

-like field that

could

either increase or decrease the effect of

gravity

which ningley called ac

gravity

because it

could

either be attractive or repulsive in nature she said that experiments in the lab had created
could anti gravity really be possible
a beam-like effect above the disk which affected mata for some distance and backed up the theories even though it created a lot of interest at the time in 1997 she published another paper saying that new measurements with a more sensitive gravimeter had shown its effect to be either very small or non-existent in 2000 ningley left the university of alabama and set up her own company ac

gravity

llc and in 2001 was awarded a grant worth just under 450 000 from the department of defense to
investigate it further since then she has all but disappeared and nothing more has been heard about her research but the company ac

gravity

llc is apparently still in business experiments carried out by yev jenny podclitenov in the early 1990s using rotating superconducting disks in a magnetic field claimed to decrease the effect of

gravity

by about two percent on objects placed above the disk and again it appeared to act like a beam above the disk for a considerable distance however these
results had not been able to be verified by other scientists he claimed that the other researchers had not used the same setup and that's why they

could

n't reproduce for results and when nasa was about to complete the experiments they ran out of funding and the research was taken over by the department of defense and he was shut out of any further research in the us because of his russian citizenship this and ning lee's work is said to have prompted boeing to investigate the effect
of rotating superconductors with project grasp

gravity

research for advanced space propulsion with potential uses including space launches artificial

gravity

on spacecraft aircraft propulsion and fuel less electricity generation though others have pointed out that if the effect

could

be proven and directed into a beam then it would be able to be weaponized creating a steerable artificial

gravity

force to destabilize missiles planes and satellites since the information has been released boeing
has backtracked a bit and said that it was offered the proposal but chose not to fund it with company money but refused to comment if it was a black project on the company books these another experiments are based on the idea of gravito electromagnetism which looks at analogies between maxwell's equations for electromagnetism and einstein's equation for relativistic gravitation basically the premise is that just as a spinning electron creates a magnetic field then a massive spinning
object like the earth would create a drag on space-time a bit like when you spin a ball in a viscous fluid like oil although this drag was predicted nearly a hundred years ago einstein called it frame dragging it's taken the best part of a century to prove if it actually existed with several independent satellite missions which did indeed measure a small but noticeable dragging effect this is important because our current theories of

gravity

are that mass curves otherwise flat space time and
this deforming of space-time is

gravity

this is shown quite well with the weight in the rubber sheet experiment which represents the sun which pulls the sheet down in the center a ball rolling in a straight line follows the curve of the surface and this is like the earth which is traveling in a straight line but is caught in the curve of space-time created by the sun's mass and so long as the earth's speed is constant it orbits the sun if the dragging effect is real then it is affecting
could anti gravity really be possible

gravity

and a moving object near a massive rotating object would experience acceleration not predicted by newtonian laws it's been suggested that this is the effect is what might be behind the massive jets of gas which are ejected from quasars and galactic nuclei rotating supermassive black holes at the centers of galaxies would also create enormous frame dragging effects this is where the spinning superconducting discs in ningleys and project grasp experiments come in to simulate this frame
dragging and the gravitational warping effect but on a very much smaller scale but the elephant in the room is that we still don't know what

gravity

really

is yes we have newton and einstein's laws which predict with amazing accuracy the effects of

gravity

but these theories don't tell us how

gravity

works or what the mechanism is that makes mass bend space-time all we know is that

gravity

is a consequence of mass the greater the mass the greater the bending of space-time and hence
the greater the

gravity

although

gravity

works over huge distances on the grand scale of planet stars and galaxies we don't know how it

really

works on the very small things at distances on the atomic scale because the effect then is so weak and difficult to measure conversely we don't know how it works where

gravity

is incredibly strong such as in a black hole there are many theories as to how

gravity

actually works but none have been proven in quantum mechanics there is a prediction
that a force-carrying particle called a graviton might exist even though we have found no proof of their existence so far but as all the other three fundamental forces the strong nuclear force the weak nuclear force and the electromagnetic force have at least one force-carrying particle it's believed there must be one for

gravity

two if

gravity

is a true force

gravity

appears to have virtually no interaction with any of the other fundamental forces and works on any form of matter even ones
which we currently cannot detect namely the still unknown dark matter there is also no known way to shield against it because it's bending space time which is the underlying fabric of the universe and as such it's not

really

a force we only feel its effects when we are stopped from moving when we are standing on the ground for example and being pulled by the mass of the earth below if we were free-falling in space above the earth we wouldn't feel its effects at all then there are the
observations of the physical universe that show that the rate of expansion from the big bang is speeding up instead of the expected slowing down under the effect of

gravity

so either we have a major problem with our theories of

gravity

or there is something else that is providing a yet unknown force which is overpowering

gravity

and pushing the universe apart in all directions which we currently call dark energy and like dark matter we cannot detect directly but can only see the effect it has a
bit like

gravity

itself so given all of this is true anti-

gravity

or some form of

gravity

modification a realistic proposition we still don't know if anything has

really

come from the research by ning lee and project grasp it's been rather quiet on that front in recent years despite the internet rumors a source at nasa said that the science appeared sound but the difficulty was in scaling it up maybe at some point in the future when we have a much better understanding what

gravity

is and
how it

really

works will we find a way to manipulate it as we want but unless a new breakthrough is announced it still appears to be in the realm of science fiction although we might not have a complete theory of

gravity

for many years to come it's not for the want of trying there are dozens of competing theories from some of the brightest minds out there but where do you start in a subject as complex as quantum

gravity

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