# University Earth Sciences

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What would happen if a planet's gravity drops?
"Living things grow taller"
"You can jump higher"
Those are not answers I looking for, what I wanna know is if the centre pulling force of a planet is dropping, what would happen to it's mantle, plates, as well as the atmosphere?

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