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Gilbert Stirling  asked the Naked Scientists:
If you had a length of drainpipe filled with water on a spaceship in outer space at a point of zero gravity. What would happen if a ping pong ball was inserted at one end? Would it float to the other end of the pipe?

       Gilly in Northants

What do you think?
« Last Edit: 22/08/2012 13:30:02 by _system »


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