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Weird gravity in Canada blamed on glaciers

Posted on Friday, 11 May, 2007 | Comment icon 1 comment


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"A mysterious dip in gravity over Canada has been a weighty topic for some scientists."

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Comment icon #1 Posted by :PsYKoTiC:BeHAvIoR: on 15 May, 2007, 13:33
"The massive sheet pressed down on the Earth, deforming the crust somewhat like a Sumo wrestler on a trampoline surface." That's one way of explaining it! To my understanding, I always read that gravity wasn't really a variable, but more of a scale with altitude. The futher you are from the magnetic field, the lighter the gravitational pull is.




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