If gravitation suddenly stops?!

If gravitation suddenly stops …… neglecting the rotation … if someone is standing on ground ….. will the normal reaction disappear?? If yes why? I want to know when does normal reaction acts on a body? and in the absence of weight why would it disappear? (Ahwan Abhinandan Joshi asks)

Why gravitational force of attraction is necessary for a satellite to revolve around earth?

The question was posted by Raj Kumar. The satellite has a velocity. To revolve around, the direction of velocity must change. In the absence of a force it can move only in a straight line. It is the gravitational force which helps the satellite top change direction and revolve around the earth. In other words, for a [...]