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Gravity anomaly?

  1. Mar 4, 2008 #1
    Gravity anomaly???

    I just found this article (http://www.space.com/scienceastronomy/080229-spacecraft-anomaly.html" [Broken]), and found it incredibly interesting and wanted to share, and hear others inputs? I understand everything will be speculation, but I would like to know what you folks think could be causing this anomaly. I have a few thoughts of my own, but since I am uneducated, I will keep them to myself. :rolleyes: I am more interested in hearing what others think could be causing the anomaly.

    Sorry if this is in the wrong category, please move it if it needs to be somewhere else.
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  3. Mar 4, 2008 #2
    You might want to delete one of the http:// from the URL, so people can click on it.

    Maybe MoND(Modified Newtonian Dynamics) Is correct! Maybe there are objects that although unseen are causing slight gravitational perturbations. Maybe the Earth lack of uniform gravity is having unexpected effects. Who knows really, I bet it turns out to be something fairly obvious though. Usually does, like we forgot to account for the loss of x mass, or extra x mass, or we used the wrong units for a calculation or whatever.
  4. Mar 4, 2008 #3
    Oops! Fixed! Thank you!

    now I get to go read up on MoND. It will be interesting to see what the final answer is.
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