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Name:   Ker
Status:   other
Age:   20s
Location: N/A
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Date: 2000-2001


Question:
Dear Sir, Is it possible to creat zero gravity for human beings on earth with stronger magnets. If possible,how far it is true & safe.


Replies:
You cannot create zero gravity with magnets. The Earth's gravity is not due to its magnetic field in any way. Gravity is based on how big and how massive the Earth is. To cancel the Earth's gravitational field, you would have to find material with a negative mass. Such material is not known to exist.

Mellendorf


No, gravity is impossible to avoid, regardless if magnets are used the mass would still have weight associated with it. Take a look at a Magnetic levitation trains, it seems to defy gravity because it floats but it still has weight. You could levitate someone with magnets but this really isn't zero gravity.

Baldwin



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