Tuesday, July 17, 2012

How to weigh stuff in zero gravity

How do you measure mass in a weightless environment? Well I`ve personally always wanted to know this, just because astronauts happens to be in a zero gravity environment doesn`t mean mass disappears.
NASA Astronaut Don Pettit demonstrates how this done as part of a collaboration between NASA and the American Physical Society in this video. Pretty simple and ingenious solution if you ask me.

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