An object falls due to the force of gravity, as HowStuffWorks.com explains. Gravity is the force that pulls objects, including people, to the Earth's surface. Contributions from bo...
Students learn more about forces by examining the force of gravitational
attraction. They observe how
Ever tried throwing a ball, high up in the air? Does it keep flying? No, it comes back to the ground. You might think it is magic? But an adult will disagree and say ...
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Gravity is a major player in the study of physical science. It is, of course, the force
of gravity that causes
If something is dropped, why does it
Jan 30, 2012
This is actually quite a good question. I'm going to answer in terms of general relativity. Let's say you're in a box (or a spaceship) and you are in interst...