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Q & A: What? No gravity?

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Most recent answer: 10/22/2007
Q:
"if Earth’s gravitational field collapses for a few seconds then what worst or best can happen?"
- Riddhi Benani (age 18)
rajkot,gujarat,india
A:
The worst thing that could happen is that the laws of  physics would have to be rewritten.  Such an event would counteract Newton's universal gravitational attraction idea as well as Einstein's theory of general relativity.   Both have been verified to many, many decimal points.

The best thing would be that all the physics professors could go on a long holiday.

LeeH

(published on 10/22/2007)

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