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How does mass affect the motion of objects falling freely under the influence of gravity?

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    Have you heard of the Galileo Tower of Pisa experiment?

    Mass has no effect, provided air resistance can be neglected.

    A stone will fall faster than a feather, but that is because of air resistance effects (drag).

    In a vacuum, such as on the Moon, all objects will fall at the same acceleration rate.

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