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Adapting from the earlier book Gravitation, I wrote, Spacetime tells matter how to move; matter tells spacetime how to curve. In other words, a bit of matter (or mass, or energy) moves in accordance with the dictates of the curved spacetime where it is located. At the same time, that bit of mass or energy is itself contributing to the curvature of spacetime everywhere.
The scientist is not much given to talking of the riddle of the universe. Riddle is not a scientific term. The conception of a riddle is something which can he solved. And hence the scientist does not use that popular phrase. We dont know the why of anything. On that matter we are no further advanced than was the cavedweller. The scientist is contented if he can contribute something toward the knowledge of what is and how it is.
Whenever a new scientific concept comes into prominence, it sends shock waves of surprise to the scholars contributing to that field.