Zero Gravity
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Oh crap, my physics major is showing
Howard County Fair, MD - August 5, 2007

Whereas the Tilt-a-Whirl lets you know exactly what to expect by it's name, the Zero Gravity is really quite a misnomer. I mean, yes, you do stay up in the air without falling back towards the ground, but that's because you're feeling more gees than normal; they're simply pushing you away from the ground at the top of the spin due to centrifugal force. True zero gravity would mean you felt as though you had no weight at all, like you were floating, but here you actually feel heavier, just in a different frame of reference, a different direction than you're used to.
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