John Archibald Wheeler Quote

Spacetime tells matter how to move; matter tells spacetime how to curve.


Wheeler's succinct summary of Einstein's theory of general relativity, in Geons, Black Holes, and Quantum Foam, p. 235.

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Spacetime tells matter how to move; matter tells spacetime how to curve.

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Spacetime tells matter how to move; matter tells spacetime how to curve.

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Spacetime tells matter how to move; matter tells spacetime how to curve.

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Spacetime tells matter how to move; matter tells spacetime how to curve.