Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 13 - Think and Discuss: 113

Answer

Buoyancy would not occur in the absence of weight.

Work Step by Step

Buoyancy depends on pressure differences at different depths. In a weightless environment, there is nothing to distinguish up from down, there is no liquid pressure, and there are no buoyant forces.
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