Gravity Simulation

Gravity Simulation

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Credit: TED KINSMAN/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: The motion of a planets orbit around a star, simulated by rolling a ball on a curved surface of plastic. The orange ball represents a star and is resting on a sheet of plastic that stretches under its weight. The curved sheet of plastic demonstrates the way a gravity curves space.

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Keywords: angular momentum, conservation, conservation of angular momentum, curved space, curved space time, demo, demonstration, ellipse, gravity, gravity simulation, kelpers laws, kepler'ss laws, mechanics, motion, newton'ss laws, orbits, physics, planetary motion, relativity, rotation, rotational, simulation, space time, star, sun

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