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Old 17 November 2014, 02:58 AM
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Default Bowling ball vs. feather

Someone sent me a link to this video that proves that gravity affects a bowling ball and feather the same. Anyway it is a great demonstration and hope to be able to see the TV series Human Universe sometime.

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Old 17 November 2014, 05:43 AM
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That's just a video, it doesn't prove anything! And is was done by the BBC, who has a known liberal bias! There's nothing in the bible about gravity affecting feathers!

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Old 17 November 2014, 12:17 PM
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Gravity is just a theory. Teach the controversy!

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Old 17 November 2014, 04:46 PM
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He pronounces "aluminum" funny.

As to his final thought from Einstein, they are not falling but they are moving relative to Earth; the items and Earth are moving toward each other.
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Old 17 November 2014, 05:03 PM
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NASA faked that years ago!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5C5_dOEyAfk
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Old 17 November 2014, 05:15 PM
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The shadows look funny. I vote fake.

Plus, that isn't an official PBA-sanctioned bowling bowl, so the whole experiment is invalid.
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Old 17 November 2014, 05:40 PM
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Anyway, I don't think that's actually a feather, it's a fox with mange.
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Old 17 November 2014, 06:07 PM
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I love how the NASA guys sound all serious and NASAish even when preparing to do something as trivial dropping a bowling ball and a feather for a TV documentary. "We are go for drop."
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Old 17 November 2014, 06:17 PM
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(toungueInCheek) Show some pity--they're engineers. (/toungeInCheek)

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Old 17 November 2014, 06:49 PM
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Random bit of trivia - that vacuum chamber was where the opening sequences of The Avengers was filmed.

And in all seriousness, I find the video very cool.
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Old 17 November 2014, 07:42 PM
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(toungueInCheek) Show some pity--they're engineers. (/toungeInCheek)

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Yeah, my wife hates my attempts at sex talk for that reason "And I am good for deployment".
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Old 18 November 2014, 02:07 AM
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He pronounces "aluminum" funny.
No, he pronounced Aluminium correctly! He was not saying Aliminum

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Old 18 November 2014, 01:59 PM
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Traitor!
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Old 20 November 2014, 04:45 AM
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Random bit of trivia - that vacuum chamber was where the opening sequences of The Avengers was filmed.

And in all seriousness, I find the video very cool.
I thought it was neat, too. And the way he pronounces aluminum was adorable.
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Old 20 November 2014, 06:26 AM
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He pronoucese Aluminum correctly, you lot across the Pacific (or "the Pond" for those in England) are the ones who say it funny.

Prof Brian Cox in my Celebrity Scienctist crush.
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Old 20 November 2014, 01:48 PM
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That video was brilliant!
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