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20 Weird Things You Didn’t Know About Gravity

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20 Weird Things You Didn’t Know About Gravity

16. A neutron star’s gravity bends light so dramatically that more than half of its surface is visible from a given point of view. In some cases the gravity can be so extreme that the entire surface would be visible from certain vantage points. – Source.

17. Food does not taste the same in space, since “Without gravity to pull fluids down, astronauts’ sinuses get clogged up and they can’t really taste much of anything.” – Source.

18. The Gravity Research Foundation, since 1948, has attempted to fight gravity and at their meetings many sit upside down to show their defiance towards gravity. – Source.

19. Jupiter’s gravity will eventually cause Mercury to crash into the Sun or to be ejected from the Solar System. – Source.

20. The Earth’s gravity makes it impossible for mountains to be taller than 49,213 feet or 15 km.

 

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