What happened to my duck?

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What happened to my duck?

Postby DRAirey1 » Wed Dec 13, 2017 12:14 pm

ImageIf me and my pet duck, who weighs next to nothing, were placed far away from any gravity source and in such a way that our mutual attraction was negligible, would I see my duck accelerate away from me? If so, how fast?

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Re: What happened to my duck?

Postby quizivex » Mon Dec 25, 2017 2:12 pm

Is the answer Yes due to the expansion of the universe?

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Re: What happened to my duck?

Postby prepmiss » Thu Jan 04, 2018 9:36 am

I'm not sure how fast but yeah.

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