Gravitational Displacement: Time Dilation Rooted in Vacuum Energy

Ivan Nilsen *

Insvivia Technologies AS (Norwegian Research Company), Norway.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Astronomical findings, particularly from the last decades of research, have confirmed that our universe either must contain large amounts of an unknown form of matter, called dark matter, or the laws of gravity must be influenced by undiscovered variables. Although both of the two approaches contain many candidates with their respective matches and fails, no theories have so far been able to finally solve the full picture of missing mass at different structural levels with the relation to several associated problems. In this study, gravity is considered with a new approach, more specifically not to be a property fundamentally incorporated to space, but something that arise from the presence of background energy and its responsibility for making time flow at different local rates. The study suggests that the gravitational constant, G, is only locally constant, and that gravity itself causes a displacement that decreases the gravitational strength, only to a noticeable degree for massive astronomical structures like galaxies and more heavy parent structures.

Keywords: Gravity, gravitational displacement, time dilation, general relativity, gravitational constant, vacuum energy, dark matter, black holes

How to Cite

Nilsen , I. (2022). Gravitational Displacement: Time Dilation Rooted in Vacuum Energy. Physical Science International Journal, 26(9-10), 54–63.


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