Wednesday, May 16, 2018
"Faking Gravity in a Spaceship": Let's start learning how artificial g's really work
“Faking Gravity in a Spaceship” (4 minutes) is a typical YouTube video showing how artificial gravity would work for inhabitants of a rotating space station.
Asa you climb a ladder you feel “lighter”(until you reach the center, where you feel nothing). As you run faster you may feel “heavier”.
What I wanted to see is what happens if you drop something. It would seem to more horizontally, I think/ What happens when you pour coffee for dinner?
The video does mention the Coriolis effect.