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    Which of the following statements is not a prediction of the general...

    ...theory of relativity? a. According to someone far above the Earth's surface, clocks on the surface will appear to run slower.

    b. A binary star system with two stars orbiting each other rapidly emits gravitational waves.

    c. The curvature of spacetime can distort the appearance of distant objects.


    d. If one were to approach a black hole, he/she would see his/her own watch starting to run more slowly.

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    D, time slows down with more gravity. A black hole has such immense gravity there is a point of no escape, not even light can escape. This is called the "event horizon."


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