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    Hi all, I want to do my EPQ on gravity. I was thinking titling it *Is Gravity a real force* or *The mystery with gravity*. I've got some simplistic calculations I can do using one of Newtons equations which essentially shows how the strenght of the attraction between gravity and a helium balloon implies that the helium balloon should not rise, when it obviously does. All I'm trying to do is be a bit intuitive, it doesn't matter if I am right or not, just being intuitive and thinking outside the box.
    I will of course discuss how it is such a weak force with comparison to other forces, how it has no proven anti force, whereas all other forces do and the lack of evidence for the graviton (although the discovery of gravitational waves challenges me a bit).
    I like the idea of everything being magnetic and to model the universe as an electric universe, so hopefully I can create something interesting from that.
    My teacher has a PhD in Physics so i will obviously run over some things with him, just so I do not get torn to pieces by a reader of whom has a dense knowledge in physics.

    Is this sounding like a good starting point? Any tips or extra information? Thanks all
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    (Original post by TrueDAN)
    Hi all, I want to do my EPQ on gravity. I was thinking titling it *Is Gravity a real force* or *The mystery with gravity*. I've got some simplistic calculations I can do using one of Newtons equations which essentially shows how the strenght of the attraction between gravity and a helium balloon implies that the helium balloon should not rise, when it obviously does. All I'm trying to do is be a bit intuitive, it doesn't matter if I am right or not, just being intuitive and thinking outside the box.
    I will of course discuss how it is such a weak force with comparison to other forces, how it has no proven anti force, whereas all other forces do and the lack of evidence for the graviton (although the discovery of gravitational waves challenges me a bit).
    I like the idea of everything being magnetic and to model the universe as an electric universe, so hopefully I can create something interesting from that.
    My teacher has a PhD in Physics so i will obviously run over some things with him, just so I do not get torn to pieces by a reader of whom has a dense knowledge in physics.

    Is this sounding like a good starting point? Any tips or extra information? Thanks all
    Sounds pretty interesting to me! The mystery of gravity will complement very well with the idea of the graviton, the theories about it, and just the force in general.
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    Sounds pretty interesting to me! The mystery of gravity will complement very well with the idea of the graviton, the theories about it, and just the force in general.
    Awesome!! thanks for the feedback xD
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    have a look at how Newton's gravitational constant was found, there are loads of wonderful experiments that delve into "is gravity real"
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    (Original post by kelefi)
    have a look at how Newton's gravitational constant was found, there are loads of wonderful experiments that delve into "is gravity real"
    So helpful! Thanks so much
 
 
 

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