# Weight and Mass are Not the Same

By Flipping Physics, 11/10/2014
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Three major differences between weight and mass are discussed and three media examples of weight in kilograms are presented (and you should know that weight is NOT in kilograms).

Content Times:
0:18 Base SI dimensions for weight and mass
1:25 NASA: weight in kilograms
1:38 Michio Kaku: weight in kilograms
1:52 Derek Muller of Veritasium: weight in kilograms
2:30 Weight is a vector and mass is a scalar
2:53 Weight is extrinsic and mass is intrinsic
3:52 Comparing weight and mass on the Earth and the moon
4:45 Space elevators

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Weight in kilograms in the media:
NASA: [url="http://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/rocketry/home/what-was-the-saturn-v-58.html#.VElQ7r5gngp"]What Was the Saturn V?[/url]
The Physics of the Impossible by [url="http://mkaku.org"]Michio Kaku[/url]
Thank you Derek Muller of [url="https://www.youtube.com/user/1veritasium"]Veritasium[/url] for letting me use a 10 second clip of one of your videos. I hope you agree that, as promised, I did not deride you.

Pictures:
- By Gregory H. Revera (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 ([url="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0"]http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0[/url]) or GFDL ([url="http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html"]http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html[/url])], via Wikimedia Commons
International Space Station - [url="http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3AISS_after_completion_(as_of_June_2006).jpg%20By"]http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3AISS_after_completion_(as_of_June_2006).jpg[/url]
By NASA [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons from Wikimedia Commons
Earth - you wonâ€™t find the permissions for that picture here, because I took that picture and so I OWN IT!!! Yep, i took that picture. [Did you really read this far? wow.] Itâ€™s actually a picture of Science on a Sphere at The Detroit Zoo. [url="http://www.detroitzoo.org/attractions/science-on-a-sphere"]http://www.detroitzoo.org/attractions/science-on-a-sphere[/url]