Myths of Orbital Motion
Lecture no. 6 from the course: Understanding the Misconceptions of Science
Taught by Professor Don Lincoln | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
In this lecture, revisit some of the common misconceptions we have about how the universe works, with a focus on our solar system. Two myths you’ll bust: that the orbits of planets are all fixed ellipses and that astronauts on the International Space Station live in zero gravity.