what will happen to earth if the gravity falls slowly and becomes very low?

12 Answers

  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    People will just be able to jump huge distances.  It'll be like everyone having the same dumb super power.  

  • Jim
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    Personally I really like 'what if' questions, exercises the noodle, and let's us think about what we could run into on other planets.

    Moon would either be lost or move to a higher orbit (ocean issues)

    Change in atmospheric pressure

    Loss of atmosphere

    Loss of oceans

    Hard to breath

    Loss of all mammal animal life

    Loss of most sea life

    Loss of all (or most) plant life

    and about a million other things...

    On the positive:

    easier to launch a spaceship to move elsewhere!

  • 8 months ago

    What will happen to your voice if you grow 25 legs? In a hypothetical scenario that requires our concept of reality to change, we don't know what would happen.

  • Steven
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    Gravity is a function of mass and can not fall unless mass is lost. So the gravity can not fall unless a big part of the Earth goes missing in which case gravity is the least of your problems.

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  • goring
    Lv 6
    8 months ago

    Gravity field is relative to the mass of the Sun and  the  center of the galaxy.

    At present the motion and spin of the Earth is slowing down. that means its mass is increasing.Thus its affecting its surrounding gravity  and magnetic fields.

  • 8 months ago

    The Earth itself would likely hold together even under low gravity, but the atmosphere would begin to expand greatly to the point that (1) the surface air pressure and subsequent partial pressure of oxygen is too low to support life, and (2) it starts getting stripped away by the solar wind to the point no atmosphere is left. If the drop in gravity reduced or eliminated the magnetic field, the atmospheric strïpping would happen much quicker since the magnetosphere deflects so much of the solar wind around the planet.

    Note: Seriously, Yahoo? You're going to censor the word strïpping? I had to write it with an ï to prevent it from being all ********. Yahoo censorship is such horseshit. "Strïpping" is not a profane word that needs to be censored!

  • 8 months ago

    probably break apart into pieces, small pieces. The interior of the earth is under huge pressure and high temperature, and gravity is holding it together. No gravity and the pressure and temperature would cause it to explode. 

    And those pieces would move very far away from the sun, as their orbit will be much different. Except see below.

    And the sun will explode into a Nova, enveloping those pieces. 

  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    The water in the oceans will float away and we’ll all die. 

  • 8 months ago

    let me think darling

  • 8 months ago

    Finally. I will lose the weight that I've been trying to lose all these years. Not the fat. Just the weight!

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