This video, part of a new series of ESA teaching resources called ‘Teach with space’, shows an experiment that can be performed by teachers in the classroom to demonstrate the concept of a barycentre, or centre of mass, and how objects in orbit around each other move.
Barycentric balls in space – classroom demonstration video, VP07b
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