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What would a Pendulum do if Weightless

Here's another test of weightlessness: a pendulum. When a pendulum is pulled out, it's gravity that pulls it back. Gravity also keeps it swinging. A pendulum requires gravity to swing back and forth. So...

Here's a question:

What to you think would happen to this pendulum if it was suddenly in a weightless enviromnet?

What do you think? Would the pendulum keep swinging in a weightless environment?

Yes. It would keep on swinging.

No. It would not keep swinging.

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