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Is Gravity an Illusion?

The General Theory of Relativity tells us gravity is not a force, gravitational fields don't exist. Objects tend to move on straight paths through curved spacetime.

Huge thanks to Prof. Geraint Lewis for hours of consulting on this video so I could get these ideas straight in my own brain.

Check out his YouTube channel: or his books:

Amazing VFX, compositing, and editing by Jonny Hyman

2D animations by Ivàn Tello

Filmed by Steven Warren and Raquel Nuno

Special thanks to Petr Lebedev for reviews and script consultation

Music by Jonny Hyman and from Epidemic Sound

Rocket made by Goodnight and Co.

Screen images in rocket by Geoff Barrett

Slow motion rocket exhaust footage from Joe Barnard at BPS.Space

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