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I would like to know the expected behavior of the Gravity under the following mentioned imaginary experiment:
What if we dig a well or a boar or a straight hole (say, its diameter is 100 meter) throughout the earth (i.e. Start digging from the one end of the Earth until you reach the exact opposite end of the Earth) and then one heavy and rigid spherical stone (say, its diameter is 1 meter) is to be fallen down into that well or boar or hole? What would happen to that sphere?
Assume all the best conditions for this experiment: a perfect round-shaped well with no inner disturbances, sphere is made from the very hard material, a perfect vertical free-fall of the sphere, etc.
How long would it travel through this well?
Will sphere stop its journey by reaching the center of the earth?
If yes, then could you justify this situation by the various forces applying on that sphere at that time?
Please share your views and justifications on this experiment.