It is important to understand that the earth’s mass causes the gravity. If the mass of the earth is taken away, automatically the gravity will go off. So if there is no gravity on the earth, things would start to fall off and the path taken would be a straight line. Things would start to float.
What is gravity?
Gravity is a force that attracts a body towards the centre of the earth, or towards any other physical body having mass.
Examples of gravity
Few examples of gravity are,
- Gravity causes the moon to revolve around the earth.
- The gases in the sun are held together by gravity.