Garden Gnome Goes Nomad to Showcase Gravity

Monday - March 19, 2012

Photo - Garden gnome at South Pole

A nomadic gnome is travelling the world to highlight a little-known quirk of our planet: Gravity changes depending on where you are. Thanks to the Earth's bulginess, this globe-trotting garden gnome weighed significantly more at the South Pole than anywhere else in the world he has been weighed.

http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/shortsharpscience/2012/03/lisa-grossman-reportera-nomadi.html