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Posted by on Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at 5:52pm.

In an accidental explosion, a satellite breaks in half while in circular orbit about Earth. One half is brought momentarily to rest. What is the fate of the half brought to rest? What happens to the other half?

  • physic - , Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 2:46pm

    the one half that stops will just fall while the other will continue around the earth

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