Credit: TED KINSMAN/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Gravity simulation. The weight of the heavy red ball has distorted a rubber sheet. When a smaller and lighter ball is rolled around it, it follows a path like a planetary orbit around the sun. Friction with the sheet rapidly slows the ball, however, causing it to fall into the sun.

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Gravity model

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Duration: 00:00:12.11

Frame size: 1920x1080

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