Science

Gravity Doesn't Work How You Think It Does

Most of us grew up believing that gravity is just the mass of two objects attracting each other. We probably still think that, really, since who spends their time reading up on gravity? Well, that’s WRONG.

Our old friend MinutePhysics explains that gravity is actually based on energy and momentum, which means even light has gravity (yeah yeah, extra credit if you already knew that). So basically: Suck it, Newton.

And also? All of your sixth-grade word problems in maths were wrong, because they didn’t account for the curvature of the Earth. [MinutePhysics]