Gravity Wells (in comic form)

xkcd is one of my favorite comics. Here’s one that gives a graphic depiction of the gravity wells for the planets in our solar system. Note the disclaimer on the site before letting your students loose on it. Not all of the comics are school appropriate.

https://xkcd.com/681/

Here is a physics blog with a detailed explanation of the comic, and a few suggested homework problems.

https://scienceblogs.com/dotphysics/2010/01/xkcd_and_gravity_wells.php

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