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Questions tagged [artificial-gravity]

Use this tag to refer to mechanisms used in science-fiction works altering or creating gravity. Can be used in conjunction with the [gravity] tag.

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How does a Dyson Sphere's inhabitants deal without gravity? [closed]

It's well known that because the gravitational attaction at one point on the inside of a hollow shell is zero, because it is cancelled by the attraction from all the other points on the interior. ...
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In WALL•E, why does everyone get thrown when the Axiom suddenly lists?

In WALL•E when Captain McCrea is fighting for control of the Axiom, he ends up forcing the ship to abruptly list when he's thrown off of Auto. This, of course, has the undesirable side effect of ...
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What happens to the people inside when the TARDIS is tilted?

If the TARDIS is turned upside down or is laid horizontally, what happens to the contents - including people? Does the TARDIS up / down orientation change? Or does it have an artificial gravity so ...
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How did Captain Picard and Worf stay in their seats while upside down in Insurrection?

In Star Trek Insurrection we see Captain Picard and Worf spinning upside down repeatedly while flying in an atmosphere in a shuttle and trying to capture Data. After they even out, Worf gets up and ...
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How do the colonials have such advanced space travel?

I know that colonial society was fairly advanced (as shown in Caprica). However, besides the advances in AI, it does not seem that their technology is that much more ahead of ours. Yet they have ...
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What collection of short stories contained the Mother of Invention. About an anti gravity drive on a planet with a heavy diamond content

A group land on a planet and their spaceship is wrecked in an explosion. The planet is rich in diamonds and poor in other minerals. To get home they invent an anti gravity drive and take the planet ...
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How does gravity work on Serenity?

When the good ship Serenity is traveling in deep space, the crew experiences what looks like an Earth-normal (or Earth That Was-normal) level of gravity. Is it ever explained how the ship is able to ...
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What's the technical explanation for gravity to exist inside a spacecraft in science fiction? [closed]

Specifically, spacecraft that are not obviously using centrifugal force to simulate gravity the way that the space station from 2001 does.
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Technology behind the ZPM and Gravity Gun

Does anyone know if the Zero Point Energy gun and the Zero Point Module are related? Do they operate on similar technologies? (I think they both use gravity, but in different forms) It would also be ...