I'm just curious about the movie "Interstellar" where they use this method of rapidly spinning the space station which would pull them outwards thus creating the illusion of gravity I was just wondering if that would even be plausible.

Somewhere in my mind I don't really think its possible because I feel its kind of like when you are on earth and you spin fast you can feel the blood move to your arms where I believe I've seen an astronaut in space showing that he doesn't get dizzy from spinning at a high rate.


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Here is a real life example from the early 70s. Although the video shows the man running around the walls of the station you can still see the effect of artificial gravity.


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    – Gert
    Nov 19, 2016 at 1:18
  • $\begingroup$ I added a comment to tie the video to the artificial gravity subject showing a real example from almost 50 years ago. $\endgroup$ Nov 19, 2016 at 1:25
  • $\begingroup$ related youtube.com/watch?v=2EHwT33YCAw $\endgroup$
    – anna v
    Nov 19, 2016 at 3:54
  • $\begingroup$ youtube.com/watch?v=im-JM0f_J7s was after that video too thanks very helpful site :D $\endgroup$ Nov 19, 2016 at 14:12

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