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Objects floating in the air on the Hoover Dam; why does the force of gravity fail?

By Team YourCoimbatore on 15th November 2021
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In space, we all know that objects float in the air due to the lack of gravitational force. But have you ever heard of a place on earth that has no gravitational force? Here when something is thrown from a height it starts to float in the air without falling to the ground. Scientists are also surprised by such an incident.

That amazing place where gravity doesn’t work is in the United States. Yes, the Hoover Dam in the United States is that amazing place. The Hoover Dam on the Colorado River is located on the border of the states of Nevada and Arizona in the United States. Due to the structure of the Hoover Dam, the materials here begin to float in the air without the force of gravity working.

For example, if someone throws bottled water over the Hoover Dam, the water starts to fly in the air. Scientists believe that the structure of the Hoover Dam is to blame. Due to the height of the Hoover Dam and its bow shape, the wind here hits the dam wall and moves from the bottom to the top. That is why the objects were thrown at the Hoover Dam begin to fly in the air without falling to the ground.

The height of Hoover Dam is 726 feet. The thickness of the bottom of the Hoover Dam is 660 feet, which is equivalent to two football fields. Named the Colorado River where the Hoover Dam was built, its length is 2334 kilometers.

Learn that Hoover Dam was built in the United States between 1931 and 1936. Hoover Dam is named after Herbert Hoover, the 31st President of the United States.

Logeshwaran J

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