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How strong is the force of gravity on Earth?

Gravity is a pretty awesome fundamental force. If it wasn't for the Earth's comfortable 1 g, which causes objects to fall towards the Earth at a speed of 9.8 m/s², we'd all float off into space. And without it, all us terrestrial ...

dateDec 07, 2016 in Space Exploration
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Image: Fiery south Atlantic sunset

An astronaut aboard the International Space Station photographed a sunset that looks like a vast sheet of flame. With Earth's surface already in darkness, the setting sun, the cloud masses, and the sideways viewing angle ...

dateNov 30, 2016 in Space Exploration
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