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physics
A few years ago, a movie came out about a soldier, John Carter, who was transported to Mars and could perform amazing feats of strength and jumping due to the lower Martian gravity. The surface gravity of Mars is 0.38 times that of earth. If John could lift 100 kg on earth (...
Monday, February 11, 2013 at 11:34am

Physics Conservation of Energy
During a rockslide, a 740 kg rock slides from rest down a hillside that is 500 m long and 300 m high. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the rock and the hill surface is 0.18. (a) If the gravitational potential energy U of the rock-Earth system is set to zero at the ...
Sunday, February 10, 2013 at 6:18pm

Physics Conservation of Energy
During a rockslide, a 740 kg rock slides from rest down a hillside that is 500 m long and 300 m high. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the rock and the hill surface is 0.18. (a) If the gravitational potential energy U of the rock-Earth system is set to zero at the ...
Sunday, February 10, 2013 at 5:10pm

Oceanography
why on the world average. Earth’s. atmosphere is in motion. Take into consideration the distribution of earth’s surface area with latitude and the variation in heat loss and heat gain with latitude.
Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 9:36am

PHYSICS 2
Near San Francisco, where the vertically downward component of the earth's magnetic field is 6.8 x 10-5 T, a car is traveling forward at 17 m/s. The width of the car is 2.1 m. Find the emf induced between the two sides of the car. If positive charge accumulates on the ...
Friday, February 8, 2013 at 8:03pm

science
Hi...I am having trouble on one last science question. Which statement supports the fact that Earth rotates about its axis from West to East? a. only one face of the moon is visible from earth b. the moon's phases change every day over the course of 29 days c. the moon ...
Friday, February 8, 2013 at 5:42pm

Physics
1An object is thrown upward at an initial velocity and caught at the same level as it was thrown. What should the maximum height be if the hang time is 6.4? (please report numerical value to 2 decimal places- unit will not be necessary to report) 2An object is thrown upward at...
Friday, February 8, 2013 at 3:02pm

Physics
An elevator is lifted up by a thick steel cable. While the elevator is moving upwards with a decreasing velocity, a. the upward force on the elevator by the cable is greater than the downward force of the Earth b. the amount of upward force due to the cable is equal to the ...
Friday, February 8, 2013 at 2:57pm

physics ^^^^^^^^^
Near San Francisco, where the vertically downward component of the earth's magnetic field is 6.8 x 10-5 T, a car is traveling forward at 17 m/s. The width of the car is 2.1 m. Find the emf induced between the two sides of the car. If positive charge accumulates on the ...
Thursday, February 7, 2013 at 11:21pm

physics
The drawing (not to scale) shows one alignment of the sun, earth, and moon. The gravitational force SM that the sun exerts on the moon is perpendicular to the force EM that the earth exerts on the moon. The masses are: mass of sun = 1.99 1030 kg, mass of earth = 5.98 1024 kg, ...
Thursday, February 7, 2013 at 10:53pm

Physics
A person can jump a maximum horizontal distance (by using a 45 degree projectile angle) of 3 m on Earth. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s2. What would be his maximum range on the Moon, where the free-fall acceleration is g/6 ? Answer in units of m
Thursday, February 7, 2013 at 4:28pm

Physics
A person can jump a maximum horizontal distance (by using a 45 degree projectile angle) of 3 m on Earth. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s2. What would be his maximum range on the Moon, where the free-fall acceleration is g/6 ? Answer in units of m
Thursday, February 7, 2013 at 3:54pm

SS
The water for Earth’s oceans originally came from ____.
Thursday, February 7, 2013 at 3:53pm

SS
Earth’s oceans cover nearly ____ of Earth’s surface.
Thursday, February 7, 2013 at 3:53pm

physical
The mass of the earth is 5,96 multipy by 10 to the power of 2) kg and that of the moon 7,35 multiply by 10 to the power of 22kg.If the distance between their centres is 3,84 multiply by 10 to the power of 8m,calculate the mass of each ball.
Thursday, February 7, 2013 at 3:26pm

physical
The mass of the earth is 5,96 multipy by 10 to the power of 2) kg and that of the moon 7,35 multiply by 10 to the power of 22kg.If the distance between their centres is 3,84 multiply by 10 to the power of 8m,calculate the mass of each ball.
Thursday, February 7, 2013 at 3:24pm

physical
A mass of 1kg on the earth is attracted with a force of 9,8 N.The raduis ofthe earth is 6,38 X 10m,calculate the mass of the earth.
Thursday, February 7, 2013 at 3:06pm

science
why is it important that the tumble dryer's plug has properly connected earth wire?
Thursday, February 7, 2013 at 3:05pm

Physics 202
Find the period of a satellite with a circular orbit 350 above Earth's surface.
Thursday, February 7, 2013 at 2:18pm

Earth Science
If a tree has grown out of the side of a rock cliff and a house was recently built on the land above causing the tree a lot more rain water to run off where the tree lives, it's roots have started to be exposed and are now growing faster and bigger with the increase of ...
Thursday, February 7, 2013 at 1:22pm

PHYSICS
Near San Francisco, where the vertically downward component of the earth's magnetic field is 6.8 x 10-5 T, a car is traveling forward at 17 m/s. The width of the car is 2.1 m. Find the emf induced between the two sides of the car. If positive charge accumulates on the ...
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 9:35pm

Science
If the adverage weight of a human body is 75kg and given the mass of the earth is 5976 x 10^21kg, how many people will it take to exceed the weight of the earth? At the present growth of 1.14%, when will the present population of 6.8 x 10^9 grow to that number?
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 8:54pm

General Biology
There is only one bag potato chips left on the planet Earth. Ed and Trina have found it on the far side of ‘look out’ mountain with 2 grams of water inside the bag. The chips were soggy. Until another source of nutrients has been discovered they must share this bag ...
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 7:01pm

physics
An airplane with a speed of 80.9 m/s is climbing upward at an angle of 64.5 ° with respect to the horizontal. When the plane's altitude is 795 m, the pilot releases a package. (a) Calculate the distance along the ground, measured from a point directly beneath the point...
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 5:47pm

7 Science
If earth was larger what would happen to it's atmosphere? It would expand It would evaporate It would be sucked into space It would become more dense
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 2:12pm

earth
a suggestd answer to a question is a what
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 11:56am

Physics
A person can jump a maximum horizontal distance (by using a 45 percent projectile angle) of 3 m on Earth. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s2. What would be his maximum range on the Moon, where the free-fall acceleration is g/6 ? Answer in units of m
Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 10:11pm

PHysics 2
Near San Francisco, where the vertically downward component of the earth's magnetic field is 6.8 x 10-5 T, a car is traveling forward at 17 m/s. The width of the car is 2.1 m. Find the emf induced between the two sides of the car. If positive charge accumulates on the ...
Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 8:09pm

earth
how are dunes and canyons related
Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 5:24pm

astronomy
Assume that the mass of a sun-like star is 2.50 x 10^5 Earth masses and that its radius is about 101.0 times that of Earth. The density of Earth is about 5,500 kg/m^3. What is the density of this star?
Monday, February 4, 2013 at 11:43pm

PHYSICS
Near San Francisco, where the vertically downward component of the earth's magnetic field is 6.8 x 10-5 T, a car is traveling forward at 17 m/s. The width of the car is 2.1 m. Find the emf induced between the two sides of the car. If positive charge accumulates on the ...
Monday, February 4, 2013 at 10:10pm

pHYSICS
Near San Francisco, where the vertically downward component of the earth's magnetic field is 6.8 x 10-5 T, a car is traveling forward at 17 m/s. The width of the car is 2.1 m. Find the emf induced between the two sides of the car. If positive charge accumulates on the ...
Monday, February 4, 2013 at 9:37pm

Physics
You weigh 710 N. What would you weigh if the Earth were seven times as massive as it is and its radius were six times its present value? Answer in units of N
Monday, February 4, 2013 at 7:19pm

Physics
Planet X has six times the diameter and seven times the mass of the earth. What is the ratio gX : ge of gravitational acceleration at the surface of planet X to the gravitational acceleration at the surface of the Earth?
Monday, February 4, 2013 at 7:04pm

physics
The planet Jupiter is more than 300 times as massive as the Earth But it so happens that a body would scarcely weigh three times as much on the surface of Jupiter as it would on the surface of Earth. Can you think of an explanation for why this is so? (Hint: Let the terms in ...
Monday, February 4, 2013 at 4:45pm

physics
The Moon is about 3.8 X 105 km from the Earth. Show that its average orbital speed about Earth is 1026 m/s
Monday, February 4, 2013 at 3:54pm

physics
The planet Jupiter is more than 300 times as massive as the Earth But it so happens that a body would scarcely weigh three times as much on the surface of Jupiter as it would on the surface of Earth. Can you think of an explanation for why this is so? (Hint: Let the terms in ...
Monday, February 4, 2013 at 3:47pm

Physics
According to Anna, on Earth, Bob is on a spaceship moving at 0.8c towards Earth, and Carl, a little farther out, is on a spaceship moving a 0.9c towards Earth. According to Bob, how fast is Carl moving relative to Earth? (a) According to Bob, how fast and in what direction is ...
Monday, February 4, 2013 at 11:35am

Physics
A rocket is launched from rest and moves in a straight line at 42.5 ° above the horizontal with an acceleration of 62.5 m/s2. After 32.0 s of powered flight, the engines shut off and the rocket follows a parabolic path back to earth. Find the time of flight from launch to ...
Monday, February 4, 2013 at 9:46am

Physics
At what rate will a pendulum clock run on the Moon, where the acceleration due to gravity is 1.63 m/s2 , if it keeps time accurately on Earth? That is, find the time (in hours) it takes the clock’s hour hand to make one revolution on the Moon. provide solutions and ...
Monday, February 4, 2013 at 5:22am

PHYSICS
#1.) A 3.0 kg computer printer is pushed across a desk at a rate of 0.6m/ s2 (towards the right). Determine the force applied to the printer #2.) If a 0.9 kg apple falls from a tree and hits the ground with a force of 8.82 N calculate the acceleration of the apple. #3.) ...
Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 4:23pm

PHYSICS
#1.) A 3.0 kg computer printer is pushed across a desk at a rate of 0.6m/ s2 (towards the right). Determine the force applied to the printer #2.) If a 0.9 kg apple falls from a tree and hits the ground with a force of 8.82 N calculate the acceleration of the apple. #3.) ...
Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 4:23pm

PHYSICS
Because Earth's rotation is gradually slowing, the length of each day increases: The day at the end of 1.0 century is 1.0 ms longer than the day at the start of the century. In 93 centuries, what is the total (in hours) of the daily increases in time (that is, the sum of ...
Friday, February 1, 2013 at 2:32am

physics
Suppose that on earth you can throw a ball vertically upward a distance of 2.39 m. Given that the acceleration of gravity on Mars is 3.80 m/s2, how high could you throw a ball on Mars? (Take the y-axis in the vertical direction, and assume that the location of your hand is at ...
Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 11:53pm

Science 8R - HW Qs. Check (#2)
How long does it take the earth to revolve around the sun? my answer - 365 days right????
Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 8:09pm

Science 8R - HW Qs. Check
How long does it take the earth to rotate on its axis? my answer - 365 days right????
Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 8:08pm

Physics
If a 60 kg meteor falls to earth from a great distance. How much gravitational potential energy does it lose? (the energy PE is 0 at a great distance). What happens to this potential energy? Final-Initial=-Gmm/r-0=change in energy
Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 8:02pm

Physics
A communcations satellite of mass 200kg is in circular orbit of radis 4x10^4 km measured from the center of the earth. What is the gravitational force on the satellite and what fraction is this of its weight on the surface of the earth?
Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 5:04am

physics
heading due north at 6.00 m/s relative to the water. The local ocean current is 1.53 m/s in a direction 40° north of east. What is the velocity of the ship relative to the earth?
Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 2:29am

calculus 2
An object falls off a 400-foot tower. With g=32ft/sec^2, as at the Earth’s surface, the object would hit the ground after 5 seconds. What would the acceleration due to gravity have to be to make it reach the ground in half the time?
Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 1:13am

Physics
Calculate the kinetic energy that the earth has because of (a) its rotation about its own axis and (b) its motion around the sun. Assume that the earth is a uniform sphere and that its path around the sun is circular. For comparison, the total energy used in the United States ...
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 6:19pm

Physics
Calculate the kinetic energy that the earth has because of (a) its rotation about its own axis and (b) its motion around the sun. Assume that the earth is a uniform sphere and that its path around the sun is circular. For comparison, the total energy used in the United States ...
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 8:33pm

Physics
1) Find the magnitude of the gravitational force a 68.6 kg person would experience while standing on the surface of Earth with a mass of 5.98 × 10 24 kg and a radius of 6.37 × 10 6 m. The universal gravitational constant is 6.673 × 10 −11 N · m2...
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 7:00pm

Math
A satellite which travels around the earth has a power supply that provides power according to the formula: P = 17200/t + 100 where t is the number of days the satellite is aloft. Find the rate at which power is decreasing after 380 days. rate in watts/day (enter as a positive...
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 6:44pm

Physics
Calculate the kinetic energy that the earth has because of (a) its rotation about its own axis and (b) its motion around the sun. Assume that the earth is a uniform sphere and that its path around the sun is circular. For comparison, the total energy used in the United States ...
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 6:05pm

science
True or false A.the moon revolves around the earth B.it takes one year for the earth to revolve around the sun Che earth rotates once a day
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 5:48pm

science
The seasons change BC A.the earth rotates slowly or B. The earth is tilted on its axis as it revolves around the sun
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 5:36pm

Physics
A 2.98 kg ball is dropped from the roof of a building 158.3 m high. While the ball is falling to Earth, a horizontal wind exerts a constant force of 13.1 N on the ball. A.)How long does it take to hit the ground? The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s^2. Answer in units of s ...
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 8:28am

Motion Problems
A satellite which travels around the earth has a power supply that provides power according to the formula: P =(17200)/(t + 100) where t is the number of days the satellite is aloft. Find the rate at which power is decreasing after 380 days. rate in watts/day (enter as a ...
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 6:17am

Physics
Find the magnitude of the gravitational force a 65.4 kg person would experience while standing on the surface of Earth with a mass of 5.98 × 1024 kg and a radius of 6.37 × 106 m. The universal gravitational constant is 6.673 × 10−11 N · m2/kg2. ...
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 1:08am

Physics
You weigh 526 N on earth. Planet X has twice the mass of Earth and the radius of Earth . What is your weight in newtons on planet X?
Monday, January 28, 2013 at 7:00pm

PHYSICS 1 ..lab helllpppppppp
1.described the motion of mud that flies off from a rapidly spinning wheel. 2.explain why the outer rail is higher than the inner rail of curve in a railroad track. 3. a 5kg mass is moving in a circle of a radius 3m at a speed of 30 m/sec.determine the required centripetal ...
Monday, January 28, 2013 at 7:56am

phy
1 What is the gravitational field strength at a height h above the surface of the Earth? R is the radius of the earth gR2(R+h)2 gR(R+h) Rg(R−h) R2g(R−h)2 2 The instrument used for experimental determination of the value of the universal gravitational constant G is ...
Monday, January 28, 2013 at 3:34am

sicence
The following elements as alkali, alkaline-earth or transition metals based on their positions in the periodic table: A:) iron , Fe. C:) strontium, Sr B:)potassium, k d:) platinum, Pt
Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 10:09pm

physics
An 80kg astronaut has a weight of 120N. How many radii above the earth is he?
Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 5:06pm

Physics
A red ball is thrown down with an initial speed of 1.3 m/s from a height of 28.0 meters above the ground. Then, 0.6 seconds after the red ball is thrown, a blue ball is thrown upward with an initial speed of 24.7 m/s, from a height of 0.8 meters above the ground. The force of ...
Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 1:37pm

Chemistry help
Write a descriptive text and a word equation on how silicon is extracted from earth's crust' .
Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 10:44am

Science
The density of the sun's core is about 160 g/cm. The density of the earth's core is about 13.0 g/cm. About how many times denser is the sun's core than Earth's?
Friday, January 25, 2013 at 6:15pm

physicss
A spring scale being used to measure the weight of an object reads 17.1 N when it is used on earth. The spring stretches 4.40 cm under the load. The same object is weighed on the moon, where gravitational acceleration is 1 /6 g. Find the reading of the spring scale on the moon...
Friday, January 25, 2013 at 4:30pm

PHYSICS!!!!HELP PLEASE
A spring scale being used to measure the weight of an object reads 17.1 N when it is used on earth. The spring stretches 4.40 cm under the load. The same object is weighed on the moon, where gravitational acceleration is 1 /6 g. Find the reading of the spring scale on the moon...
Friday, January 25, 2013 at 4:28pm

Physics HELLLPPPP
When we say that the weight of an object is Mg, and that g = 9.8 N/kg, what assumptions are we making? Which of the below? -The distribution of mass in the earth is spherically symmetric. -The density of the earth is the same everywhere. -The earth's interior is solid ...
Friday, January 25, 2013 at 4:16pm

Physics
When we say that the weight of an object is Mg, and that g = 9.8 N/kg, what assumptions are we making? Which of the below? -The distribution of mass in the earth is spherically symmetric. -The density of the earth is the same everywhere. -The earth's interior is solid ...
Friday, January 25, 2013 at 4:15pm

Physics
When we say that the weight of an object is Mg, and that g = 9.8 N/kg, what assumptions are we making? Which of the below? The distribution of mass in the earth is spherically symmetric. The density of the earth is the same everywhere. The earth's interior is solid ...
Friday, January 25, 2013 at 4:14pm

PHYSICS *_* HELP PLEASE
A spring scale being used to measure the weight of an object reads 17.1 N when it is used on earth. The spring stretches 4.40 cm under the load. The same object is weighed on the moon, where gravitational acceleration is 1 6 g. Find the reading of the spring scale on the moon...
Friday, January 25, 2013 at 3:27pm

Science
The intensity of an earthquake wave passing through the Earth is measured to be 1.5×10^6 J/m^2*s at a distance of 58km from the source. What was its intensity when it passed a point only 2.0 km from the source? At what rate did energy pass through an area of 3.0 m^2 at 2...
Friday, January 25, 2013 at 1:16pm

Chemistry
Imagine that a hypothetical life form is discovered on our moon and transported to Earth. On a hot day, this life form begins to sweat, and it is determined that the heat of vaporization of its sweat is 155 cal/g. The scientist observing the extraterrestrial life form also ...
Friday, January 25, 2013 at 10:11am

Physics
A spring scale being used to measure the weight of an object reads 17.1 N when it is used on earth. The spring stretches 4.40 cm under the load. The same object is weighed on the moon, where gravitational acceleration is 1/6g Find the reading of the spring scale on the moon. ...
Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 8:11pm

Physics
Find g at a point on earth where T = 2.249 s for a simple pendulum of length 1.250 m, undergoing small-amplitude oscillations. (Enter your answer to four significant figures.) CAN YOU PLEASE PROVIDE AN ANSWER WITH WORK . THANK YOU VERY MUCH!!!!!
Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 8:09pm

Physics
A pendulum clock is accurate on earth, where the period of its pendulum is 1.00 s. (a) Find its period on the moon, where gravitational acceleration is 1.6 m/s2. (b) During a 2 h interval, what would be the elapsed time shown on the clock? CAN YOU PLEASE PROVIDE AN ANSWER WITH...
Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 8:08pm

Physics
A spring scale being used to measure the weight of an object reads 17.1 N when it is used on earth. The spring stretches 4.40 cm under the load. The same object is weighed on the moon, where gravitational acceleration is 1 6 g. Find the reading of the spring scale on the moon...
Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 7:44pm

physics
Light from the sun reaches Earth in 8.3 min. How far is the Earth from the sun? The velocity of light is 3 × 108 m/s. Answer in units of m
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 8:08pm

science
Why are fossil fuels such rich sources of energy for humans, but rocks are not? A. Rocks are too old to contain energy. B. Rocks are too difficult to extract from Earth. C. Fossil fuels contain energy-rich carbon from once-living organisms. D. Both rocks and fossil fuels ...
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 3:04pm

science
What is the gravitational potential energy of a 2kg ball on planet earth raised 15 meters in the air?
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 11:04pm

physics II
What is the magnitude of the earth's gravitational field at the location of the ISS?
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 10:32pm

English Communication
6. Each of the following words has the suffix -ed. Which word is spelled correctly? A. Plotted B. Preenned C. Duckked D. Cleanned 8. When reading a newspaper, you come across the word subterranean. You guess the meaning of the word by breaking it into its parts. You know that...
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 2:27pm

Physics
(a) Find the speed of a satellite moving around the earth in a circular orbit that has a radius equal to five times the earth's radius of 6.38 106 m. (b) Find the satellite's orbital period. Please Help!
Monday, January 21, 2013 at 11:07pm

Physics
How far above the surface of the earth would you have to be before your weight is reduced by 12.89%? Please Help !
Monday, January 21, 2013 at 11:06pm

Physical Science
The distance from earth to the sun is 1.5x10 to the 11th power minutes and light travels at a speed of 3.0x10 to the 8th power m/s. How long does it take sunlight to reach the earth? Give answer in minutes and seconds.
Monday, January 21, 2013 at 9:26pm

Physics
A GPS satellite orbits at an altitude of 2.0 x 10^7 m and a speed of 3.9 x 10^3 m/s, Earth’s radius is 6.4 x 10^6 m, and a point at its equator has tangential speed of 460 m/s, By approximately what fraction must the time be adjusted to account for both regular/speed-...
Monday, January 21, 2013 at 8:53pm

Physics
I've been stuck on this equation for a while and I don't know if i'm missing a key part to the equation.. i just need help! If the gravitational field strength at the top of Mount Everest is 9.772 N/kg, approximately how tall (in feet) is the mountain? F= g ( m1 x ...
Monday, January 21, 2013 at 10:51am

Physics
A pendulum and a mass spring system are both undergoing simple harmonic motion on Earth (use g = 10 N/kg). It is observed that every time the pendulum goes back and forth, the spring has gone up and down 12 times. If the pendulum has a length of 4 meters and the mass is 100 g...
Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 11:35pm

Physics
A lizard of mass 3.0 g is warming itself in the bright sunlight. It casts a shadow of 1.6 cm^2 on a piece of paper help perpendicularly to the Sun’s rays. The intensity of sunlight at the Earth is 1.4 x 10^3 W/m^2, but only half of this energy penetrates the atmosphere ...
Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 7:43pm

Physics
A boy's hand pushes a ball through a vertical distance of 1.45 m as he throws the ball straight upward. Once the ball leaves his hand it travels an additional 22 m (straight up) before returning to earth. Find the acceleration of the ball while it was in the boy's hand
Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 6:45pm

physics
A lizard of mass 3.0 g is warming itself in the bright sunlight. It casts a shadow of 1.6 cm^2 on a piece of paper help perpendicularly to the Sun’s rays. The intensity of sunlight at the Earth is 1.4 x 10^3 W/m^2, but only half of this energy penetrates the atmosphere ...
Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 11:31am

Math
111. Cold Water Survival When a person falls through the ice on a lake, the cold water removes body heat 25 times faster than air at the same temperature. To survive, a person has between 30 and 90 seconds to get out of the water. How long could a person remain in air at the ...
Friday, January 18, 2013 at 1:22pm

Science
WHat fraction of the earth is covered in water? Forgot my science book HELp
Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 8:09pm

astronomy
If we represent the sun as volleyball (diameter =65cm)how far away would be find earth in this model? Note the suns actual diameter is 1.4x10^9 meters.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 2:17pm

astronomy
if the earths orbit is 1.5x10^8km, determine how fast earth moves along its orbit assume there are 365 days in a year. remember the circumference of a circle is equal to 2pi where r is the radius.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 2:08pm

MATH PROBLEM
-One revolution of the Sun by the Earth requires 365 days, 5 hours, 48 minutes and 49.7 seconds. the 5 hours, 48 minutes and 49.7 second is approximated to 1/4 of a day. Every 4th year, one full day is added( leap year). How much of an error in minutes and seconds does this ...
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 4:02am

Science
2. Summer occurs on the hemisphere of Earth that is _____. turned away from the sun tilted toward the sun tilted away from the sun turned toward the sun 3. Earth has a(n) _____ and _____ magnetic pole, just as a bar magnet has opposite magnetic poles at each of its ends. up, ...
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 1:02pm

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