Here’s how high you can jump on other planets and moons in the solar system
by Sarah Kramer
Jumping contests on Earth are pretty great.
But have you imagined how high you could hop on the moon, Mars, or some other heavenly body?
Look no further: Astronomers Stuart Lowe and Chris North have crunched the numbers into an interactive browser app, called High Jump.
Their app highlights the wildly different gravitational fields across the solar system. It’s simple, educational — and weirdly addictive.
It’s pretty awesome, but for now we can’t stop clicking “Jump!”