Mysterious Facts About Gravity

Without gravity we would fall right off Earth's surface and float away. Gravity is the force that attracts planets, bodies and elements towards each other. Gravity is one of the fundamental forces of nature. The word Gravity originated from the Latin word "gravis" which means heavy

Here are some facts about Gravity:

• Scientists weigh planets through its gravitational pull.

• Gravity is weaker than a fridge magnet.

• Gravity and weight are not the same.

• Some bacteria grow better in microgravity.

• Dark energy works against gravity.

• Gravity keeps Earth and the other planets in our solar system in orbit around the Sun. It also keeps the Moon in orbit around Earth.

• Without gravity, the solar system will collapse.

• You weigh almost three times less on Mars than your weight on Earth.

• Tides are caused by the rotation of the Earth and the gravitational effects of the Moon and Sun.

•  Spinning motions create artificial gravity.

• The range of gravity is infinite.

• Gravity always pulls, it never repels.

• The lack of gravity in space makes astronauts grow 2 inches.

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