GENIUS by Stephen Hawking: The Movement of Galaxies in Space
  • Science → Astronomy → Universal Expansion
  • Astronomy → Galaxies → Movement of Galaxies

Participants in an experiment attempt to understand how runners in an indoor track relates to the universe. They assign each runner a race bib, which contains a galaxy name and its distance from Earth. The runners race at the speeds appropriate to their assigned galaxy: the farther away they are from Earth, the faster they move.

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    Develop and use a model to describe the role of gravity in the motions within galaxies and the solar...

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