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gmroaming
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High Gravity

Postby gmroaming » Fri Feb 10, 2012 2:04 pm

Did you guys ever get the feeling that when you are climbing in other parts of the world that you feel heavier or lighter?

Turns out NASA has discovered gravity is not constant around the world. see GRACE Gravity Model for a map of high and low gravity areas. SA unfortunately seems to be in a moderately high gravity zome :(

joshpickering
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Re: High Gravity

Postby joshpickering » Fri Feb 10, 2012 2:22 pm

Nope, just some days feel higher gravity than others....

Franz
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Re: High Gravity

Postby Franz » Fri Feb 10, 2012 2:56 pm

alcohol consumption the night before has a definitive influence on the gravity of today :jocolor:


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