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Posted by M on Friday, February 11, 2011 at 1:03pm.

Engineers are trying to create artificial "gravity" in a ringshaped space station by spinning it like a centrifuge. The ring is 170 m in radius. How quickly must the space station turn in order to give the astronauts inside it apparent weights equal to their real weights at the earth’s surface?

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