I'm sure I can get a job at the New York Times as a copy editor, because I know I could do better than this drivel opening an ostensible science article:
It’s hard to imagine a more fundamental and ubiquitous aspect of life on the Earth than gravity, from the moment you first took a step and fell on your diapered bottom to the slow terminal sagging of flesh and dreams.
Gag. I may not be an astrophysicist, but I'm pretty sure that gravity does not affect dreams.
Here is the article, if you dare.