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ERIC Number: EJ445025
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0031-921X
Space Curvature and the "Heavy Banana 'Paradox.'"
Gruber, Ronald P.; And Others
Physics Teacher, v29 n3 p147-49 Mar 1991
Two ways to visually enhance the concept of space curvature are described. Viewing space curvature as a meterstick contraction and the heavy banana "paradox" are discussed. The meterstick contraction is mathematically explained. (KR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A