What is the speed of gravity?

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What is the speed of gravity?

General Relativity

General Relativity is a physical theory that describes the interaction between matter (including energy fields) on the one hand and space and time on the other. It interprets gravitation as curvature of the four-dimensional space-time. The theory was first published by Albert Einstein in the beginning of the 20th century.

Answer and Explanation:

According to General Relativity, gravitational waves propagate at the speed of light.


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General and Special Relativity: Theory and Examples

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