China Has Built A Low Gravity ‘Artificial Moon’ Chamber

China says they’ve built an ‘artificial moon’ chamber that generates a low gravity like the moon for research. The chamber is inside a vacuum chamber and uses a powerful magnetic field to simulate low gravity, a technique developed by Russian physicist Andre Geim and used to make a frog float in 2000.

Gravity on the moon is about one-sixth the gravity on Earth, and Chinese scientists developed the device to test equipment they plan to use during a manned trip to the moon, which China has said they’ll do by 2030 in partnership with Russia.

Source: Daily Mail

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