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Subject: Does a spinning top emit gravity waves?

Date: Sun May 9 03:51:46 1999
Posted by Anthony Lannutti
Grade level: undergrad School: University of Hawaii
City: Honolulu State/Province: Hawaii Country: USA
Area of science: Physics
ID: 926239906.Ph

Do spinning masses generate gravity waves? Spinning tops and gyroscopes seem to generate a force. A top will stand on its tip until it stops spinning. A gyroscope and spin a man in a chair. Is this possible that mass and spin create gravity? What is centrifical force? Is this a stupid question?

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