gravitational repulsion

gravitational repulsion

[‚grav·ə′tā·shən·əl ri′pəl·shən]
(physics)
Hypothetical repulsion of matter and antimatter; however, experimental results indicate that matter and antimatter attract according to the same laws as matter and matter.
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2) and (5) show that gravitational repulsion occurs between bodies when their masses are increased by converting radiation energy into mass.
The increasingly negative QCM gravitational potential dictates a non-linear redshift with distance and an apparent gravitational repulsion.
It should be possible to demonstrate gravitational repulsion in a laboratory.
The success of the proposed theory to explain present gravitational phenomena supports the above proposal to demonstrate gravitational repulsion.
Every presidential campaign season allows bystanders to witness a neuroscientific marvel: the gravitational repulsion of unlimited ego.
It's the gravitational repulsion of the false vacuum that drives the expansion," Guth says.
In particular, if w is less than -1 at some time in the future, dark energy density will grow to infinity in finite time, and its gravitational repulsion will tear apart all the objects in the Universe.
In fact, if w indeed ever becomes less than -1, dark energy's gravitational repulsion will continuously increase until it overcomes all forces holding objects together and all objects will be torn apart.