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The Strangest Force

Lecture no. 1 from the course: Black Holes, Tides, and Curved Spacetime: Understanding Gravity

The Strangest Force

Taught by Professor Benjamin Schumacher | 33 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

Begin your exploration of gravity with Isaac Newton and the famous story of the apple. Why was it such a breakthrough to connect a falling apple with the faraway moon? Review the essential characteristics of gravity and learn why small asteroids and large planets have such different shapes.


April 26, 2016