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What would happen to you if gravity stopped working?

What would happen to you if gravity stopped working?

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Image: Charlotte May Godfrey

Gravity, in the form of gravitational waves, is on a lot of people’s minds at the moment.

We have all experienced the force of gravity. It is what happens to you when you jump up into the air. Disappointingly for anyone with ambitions to be Supergirl or Superman, we tend to fall right back down to the ground.

But what if we could switch gravity off?

Physics is adamant that this could never actually happen. But that has not stopped people exploring the idea. Here, based on the collective wisdom of several experts, is our best guess at what would happen to you if gravity suddenly vanished. Read more on the BBC Earth website…