Gravity as a 4th Dimensional Wave

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Gravity as a 4th Dimensional Wave
« on: 16/08/2016 22:22:43 »
I'm over here by the Hanford site in Richland, WA, and I was reading about the recent detection of a gravity wave. I thought, "Wow, since I guess if it really does travel as a wave, does that mean you could potentially hide from it?" I don't think you can, because I think the gravity "wave" information is spreading outward from a 4 dimensional point. If that were true, then we wouldn't ever expect to see or harness something like a "graviton", we would only ever feel gravity's effect. A gravity wave would be expressed a kind of "smooshing" and "relaxing" of space as it traveled. The more smooshed, the more "gravity" we feel (in effect, you're traversing more space in the same amount of time, so you accelerate, time dilation, etc.). Multiple point sources of gravity (if one would even consider it "gravity" outside of 3D) in higher dimensions could help explain "dark matter" effects. Point light sources that we experience traveling outward in a sphere would actually be traveling outward in a single slice from the 4D perspective (like an expanding hula hoop). That would help explain why we can't travel faster than the speed of light; doing so would take us outside that slice and we could potentially re-experience the same bits of data (some Information Theory in there).

Are there existing theories like this, and/or has this type of model already been thrown out? What does it fail horribly at? I would LOVE to shed this from my brain sac and go on believing I will see antigravity boots in my lifetime.

- Chris Martian