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Physics
A spy satellite orbiting at 160 km above Earth's surface has a lens with a focal length of 3.6 m and can resolve objects on the ground as small as 30 cm. For example, it can easily measure the size of an aircraft's air intake port. What is the effective diameter of the...
Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 4:40pm

wireless communications
what is the period of the space shuttle traveling at 250km above the earth and what is its velocity
Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 4:36pm

Physics
A 83.5 kg astronaut is working on the engines of a spaceship that is drifting through space with a constant velocity. The astronaut turns away to look at Earth and several seconds later is 35.5 m behind the ship, at rest relative to the spaceship. The only way to return to the...
Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 2:19am

physics
An object is projected upward from the surface of the earth with an initial speed of 2 km/s. The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s^2. Find the maximum height it reaches. Answer in units of km.
Friday, November 30, 2012 at 5:34pm

physics
A projectile is shot straight up from the earth's surface at a speed of 1.50×104 .
Friday, November 30, 2012 at 12:59am

Physics, Please Help
A 2130-kg space station orbits Earth at an altitude of 455 km. Find the magnitude of the force with which the space station attracts Earth. The mass and mean radius of Earth are 5.98 × 1024 kg and 6370 km, respectively.
Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 10:56pm

7th grade social studies Ms. Sue please
1. While Earth's orbit around the sun takes roughly 365 days, a single rotation of Earth takes about (1 point) 8 hours. 24 hours. 1 month. 12 months. 2. During the summer solstice in the United States, the ______ _______ is tilted farthest toward the sun. (1 point) ...
Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 6:44pm

earth
i have an acrostic poem i have to do for school on describing warm and cold fronts, but i can't think of some of the words
Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 5:45pm

Physics
Suppose a meteor of mass 3.30 1013 kg is moving at 32.0 km/s relative to the center of the Earth and strikes the Earth. Suppose the meteor creates the maximum possible decrease in the angular speed of the Earth by moving toward the west and striking a point on the equator ...
Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 4:21pm

earth science
what would be the chart to use for carbon 14 whcih has a half life of 5730 years and a piece of wood which originally has 12 grams pf radioactive isotope; If the half lives occurred and now has 0.75 grams left?
Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 3:46pm

earth science
if carbon 14 has a half life of 24 days how much would be left of 220 gram sample after 168 days
Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 3:43pm

earth science
if carbon 14 has a half life of 24 days how much would be left of 220 gram sample after 168 days
Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 3:43pm

earth science
if carbon 14 has a half life of 24 days how much would be left of 220 gram sample after 168 days
Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 3:43pm

science
What does it mean to be a successful organism? Is bacteria the most successful organisms on earth?
Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 1:56pm

Physics
Two different simple harmonic oscillators have the same natural frequency (f=5.60 Hz) when they are on the surface of the Earth. The first oscillator is a pendulum, the second is a vertical spring and mass. If both systems are moved to the surface of the moon (g=1.67 m/s2), ...
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 11:59pm

Physics
An aluminum wire with mass/unit length of p = 5*10^-4 kg/m lies on the ground, running east-west. The wire feels the earth's magnetic field, which has magnitude B = 5*10^-5 T. Assume the wire is in Columbia, where the Earth's magnetic field runs due north, parallel to ...
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 7:59pm

Physics
A satellite is orbiting the earth at a distance of 1.00 x 10^3 km. What is its speed?
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 7:18pm

earth space
What man made or natural features can interfere with the weather radar?
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 5:10pm

earth
Hello.. Which four gases did the earth`s atmosphere coantain in the first billion years?
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 12:57pm

physics
i cant solve this problem i need for help please through how many does a point on the earth's surface move in 6h as a result of the earth's rotation ? what is the speed of a point on the equator ? take the radian of the earth to be 6370 km thank you
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 9:22am

physics
i cant solve this problem i need for help please through how many does a point on the earth's surface move in 6h as a result of the earth's rotation ? what is the speed of a point on the equator ? take the radian of the earth to be 6370 km thank you
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 9:20am

College Physics
A satellite in an elliptical orbit has a speed of 9.00km/s when it is at its closes approach to the Earth(perigee). The satellite is 7.00x10^6 m from the center of the Earth at this time. When the satellite is at its greatest distance from the center of the Earth (apogee), its...
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 10:51pm

College Physics
A satellite in an elliptical orbit has a speed of 9.00km/s when it is at its closes approach to the Earth(perigee). The satellite is 7.00x10^6 m from the center of the Earth at this time. When the satellite is at its greatest distance from the center of the Earth (apogee), its...
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 8:50pm

College Physics
Suppose a planet is discovered that has the same total mass as the Earth, but half its radius. Calculate the acceleration due to gravity on the surface of this planet.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 7:28pm

Physics
A satellite in an elliptical orbit has a speed of 9.00km/s when it is at its closes approach to the Earth(perigee). The satellite is 7.00x10^6 m from the center of the Earth at this time. When the satellite is at its greatest distance from the center of the Earth (apogee), its...
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 7:25pm

physics
An astronaut throws a wrench in interstellar space. How much force is required to keep the wrench moving continuously with constant velocity? Select one of the options below as your answer: A. a force equal to its weight on Earth B. a force equal to zero C. a force equal to ...
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 10:08am

Physics Please Help ASAP
Suppose the space shuttle is in orbit 390 km from the Earth's surface, and circles the Earth about once every 92.4 minutes. Find the centripetal acceleration of the space shuttle in its orbit. Express your answer in terms of g, the gravitational acceleration at the Earth&#...
Monday, November 26, 2012 at 11:43pm

Physics ASAP
Suppose the space shuttle is in orbit 390 km from the Earth's surface, and circles the Earth about once every 92.4 minutes. Find the centripetal acceleration of the space shuttle in its orbit. Express your answer in terms of g, the gravitational acceleration at the Earth&#...
Monday, November 26, 2012 at 10:47pm

physics
A pendulum has a period of 0.9 s period on Earth. An object is suspended from a spring with force constant 9.8 N/m. (d)Find the mass suspended from this spring that would result in a period of 0.9 s on Earth
Monday, November 26, 2012 at 5:26pm

physics
What length of pendulum has a period of 0.9 s on Earth?
Monday, November 26, 2012 at 5:06pm

physics
What length of pendulum has a period of 0.9 s on Earth?
Monday, November 26, 2012 at 4:37pm

Physics
The surface of the Sun is approximately 5,650 K, and the temperature of the Earth's surface is approximately 295 K. What entropy change occurs when 6,000 J of energy is transferred by heat from the Sun to the Earth? (J/K)
Monday, November 26, 2012 at 4:29pm

Physics
The surface of the Sun is approximately 5,650 K, and the temperature of the Earth's surface is approximately 295 K. What entropy change occurs when 6,000 J of energy is transferred by heat from the Sun to the Earth? ______J/K
Monday, November 26, 2012 at 3:55pm

Earth Science
Develop a presentation on two ways technology has built on scientific knowledge?
Sunday, November 25, 2012 at 3:43am

Physics
A block with mass m = 2.00 kg is placed against a spring on a frictionless incline with angle θ=30.0° (see figure). The block is NOT attached to the spring. The spring, with spring constant k = 19.6 N/cm, is compressed 20.0 cm from its unloaded equilibrium length and ...
Friday, November 23, 2012 at 9:57pm

Physics HELP!!
Earthquakes are essentially sound waves travelling through the earth. They are called seismic waves. Because the earth is solid, it can support both longitudinal and transverse sismic waves, which travel at different speeds. The speed of longitudinal waves, called P waves, is ...
Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 11:39am

7th grade social studies
In the Earth's Sourthern Hemisphere, what season begins in March? Spring Summer Fall Winter
Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 6:09pm

EARTH SCIENCE
You are given a 6-month assignment by your employer to work at a remote location in Australia. In order to pack as lightly as possible, you try to research the climate of a small town in Australia. There is little data since no major cities are located within 300 miles of the ...
Monday, November 19, 2012 at 11:36pm

Earth-Space Science
what factors might affect the length of the rays after an impact?
Monday, November 19, 2012 at 10:17pm

trouble
Unlike elementary school, Elvis wasn't popular in high school. He didn't fit in well with the other kids, half due to his weird fashion style, and partly because of his shyness. In his senior year, his high school held a talent show which he entered not knowing what to...
Monday, November 19, 2012 at 9:44pm

Physics
For which of the following situations can the equation F = mg not be used to calculate the force due to gravity? a) The pull of gravity on an apple on the surface of the Earth. b) The pull of gravity on an airplane flying at an altitude of 8 km above the surface of the Earth. ...
Monday, November 19, 2012 at 4:08pm

English-Grammar
The underlined words (I put them in parantheses) are an example of a(n) ___________. (When the earth, moon, and sun are in line), an eclipse occurs. A. adverbial clause B. adjectival clause C. noun clause My answer is C.
Monday, November 19, 2012 at 1:04pm

Physics
The surface of the Sun is approximately 5700 K and the temperature of the Earth's surface is about 290 K. What total entropy change occurs when 1000 J of heat of energy is transferred from the Sun to the Earth?
Monday, November 19, 2012 at 12:18pm

Physics
A 50-kg satellite circles the Earth in an orbit with a period of 120 min. What minimum energy is required to change the orbit to another circular orbit with a period of 180 min? (Earth: radius = 6.4  106 m, mass = 6.0  1024 kg)
Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 11:42pm

Physics ASAP
Use the following numbers for this question. MEarth 5.98e+24 kg MJupiter 1.9e+27 kg MSun 2e+30 kg Earth-Sun distance 150000000000 m Jupiter-Sun distance 778000000000 m rE 6380000 m rJ 69000000 m G = 6.67e-11 Nm2kg-2 the acceleration due to gravity at the surface of Jupiter has...
Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 11:22pm

Physics
Use the following numbers for this question. MEarth 5.98e+24 kg MJupiter 1.9e+27 kg MSun 2e+30 kg Earth-Sun distance 150000000000 m Jupiter-Sun distance 778000000000 m rE 6380000 m rJ 69000000 m G = 6.67e-11 Nm2kg-2 the acceleration due to gravity at the surface of Jupiter has...
Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 10:44pm

Physics
The density of the Earth, at any distance r from its center, is approximately (14.2-11.6(r/R)*10^3) Kg/m^3, where R is the radius of the Earth. Show that this density leads to a moment of inertia I = 0.330MR2 about an axis through the center, where M is the mass of the Earth. ...
Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 2:23pm

math
if an object on earth is projected upward with an initial velocity of 32 feetper second, then its height after t seconds in given by h(t)=32t-16t^2
Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 2:22pm

Math Grade 12
So the question is basically asking which mountains peaks can be seen from Oahu. Island Distance(Mi) Mountain Height(ft) Lanai - 65 - Lanaihale - 3,370 Maui - 110 - Haleakala - 10,023 Hawaii - 190 - Mauna Kea - 13,796 Molokai - 40 - Kamakou - 4,961 A) Radius of earth= 3960 mi...
Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 1:11pm

Physics
Evaluate the following as true or false. If the Earth shrank in size, but all other factors remained the same, all of its satellites, including the Moon, would fly off into space. a) True b) False
Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 9:53am

Math
So the question is basically asking which mountains peaks can be seen from Oahu. Island Distance(Mi) Mountain Height(ft) Lanai - 65 - Lanaihale - 3,370 Maui - 110 - Haleakala - 10,023 Hawaii - 190 - Mauna Kea - 13,796 Molokai - 40 - Kamakou - 4,961 A) Radius of earth= 3960 mi...
Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 6:54pm

Physics
How far apart must two protons be if the magnitude of the electrostatic force acting on either one due to the other is equal to the magnitude of the gravitaional force on a proton at the earth's surface?
Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 5:34pm

Physics
It can be shown that for a uniform sphere the force of gravity at a point inside the sphere depends only on the mass closer to the center than that point. The net force of gravity due to points outside the radius of the point cancels. Part A How far would you have to drill ...
Friday, November 16, 2012 at 2:31pm

5th grade math
Given 257 sec, 15,000 feet per second Find the acceleration due to earth's gravity.
Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 1:20pm

Physics
Neglect the gravity of the Moon, neglect atmospheric friction, and neglect the rotational velocity of the Earth in the following problem. A long time ago, Jules Verne, in his book From Earth to the Moon (1865), suggested sending an expedition to the Moon by means of a ...
Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 11:34am

physics
Use the data of this table to find the point between Earth and the Sun at which an object can be placed so that the net gravitational force exerted by Earth and Sun on this object is zero.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 11:30pm

physics
A satellite has a mass of 106 kg and is located at 1.96 106 m above the surface of Earth. (a) What is the potential energy associated with the satellite at this location? J (b) What is the magnitude of the gravitational force on the satellite? N
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 11:30pm

PHYSICS
At what temperature would the rms speed of a nitrogen atom equal the following speeds? (Note: The mass of a nitrogen atom is 2.324 10-26 kg.) (a) the escape speed from Earth, 1.12 104 m/s _____K (b) the escape speed from the Moon, 2.37 103 m/s _____K
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 11:13pm

physics
It has been suggested that rotating cylinders about 12 mi long and 4.1 mi in diameter be placed in space and used as colonies. What angular speed must such a cylinder have so that the centripetal acceleration at its surface equals the free-fall acceleration on Earth?
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 10:48pm

analyzing poems
Spatial depths of being survive The birth to death recurrences Of feet dancing on earth of sand; Vibrations of the dance survive The sand; the sand, elect, survives The dancer. He can find no source Of magic adequate to bind The sand upon his feet, his feet Upon his dance, his...
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 8:15pm

English
1. Plants grow in earth. 2. Plants grow on earth. 3. Plants grow in the earth. 4. Plants grow on the earth. (Which ones are correct? What does #1 mean? Does #i mean that plants grows under the earth?)
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 4:01pm

Intro to Physics
At what temperature would the rms speed of a nitrogen atom equal the following speeds? (Note: The mass of a nitrogen atom is 2.324 10-26 kg.) (a) the escape speed from Earth, 1.12 104 m/s ___________K (b) the escape speed from the Moon, 2.37 103 m/s ___________K
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 3:41pm

earth
HELP? Two students are given cubic boxes, measuring 10 cm on a side. Robert puts a single glass marble with a diameter of 10 cm in the box. Susan puts 1,000 1-cm glass marbles in her box. 1.Whose box has more empty space? Explain. 2.Whose box will be heavier? Explain. Can you ...
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 12:24pm

english
Choose the word needing an apostrophe or an apostrophe and an s. If the sentences is correct, choose no error. 1. Why havent you dotted your j’s? haven’t **** j’s’ no error 2. Ounce for ounce, humans aren’t as strong as most insects. human’s ...
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 10:30am

Physics
Please help The year is 2115. There is a high jump competition on planet Mars. An athlete of mass 72 kg who has been clearing a height of 2.44 m on Earth just the week before is competing here. What is the height this athlete can expect to clear in this competition? Relevant ...
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 3:14pm

Physics
A 7410-kg satellite has an elliptical orbit, as in the figure. The point on the orbit that is farthest from the earth is called the apogee and is at the far right side of the drawing. The point on the orbit that is closest to the earth is called the perigee and is at the far ...
Monday, November 12, 2012 at 11:14pm

Physics
In New Hampshire the average horizontal component of Earth's magnetic field in 1912 was 16 uT, and the average inclination or "dip" was 73 degrees. What was the corresponding mag-nitude of Earth's magnetic field?
Monday, November 12, 2012 at 8:43pm

Physics
A ski slope drops at an angle of 24 degrees with respect to the horizontal and is 500 m long. A 60 kg skier skis down from the top to the bottom of the slope. A.) Determine the change in gravitational potential energy of the skier+earth system. b.) If 20% of the gravitation ...
Monday, November 12, 2012 at 8:11pm

geography
Can you check my answers please? 1. What Russian peninsula is located between the Bering Sea and the Sea of Okhotsk? Kamchatka Peninsula 2. How many degrees of longitude circle the Earth? 360 degrees of longitude 3. What continents are included in the "tropics"? ...
Monday, November 12, 2012 at 7:42pm

Physics B
Part 1 Calculate the magnitude of the linear momentum for each of the following cases: A proton with mass 1.67×10 −27 kg moving with a speed of 5.24 × 10 6 m/s. Answer in units of kg · m/s Part 2 A 15.1 g bullet moving with a speed of 327 m/s. Answer ...
Monday, November 12, 2012 at 5:11pm

English- Hamlet
I got to explain this soliloquie in a paragraph: Spoken by Hamlet, Hamlet Act 1 Scene 2: O, that this too too solid flesh would melt Thaw and resolve itself into a dew! Or that the Everlasting had not fix’d His canon ‘gainst self-slaughter! O God! God! How weary, ...
Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 9:33pm

Physics
A rotating cylinder 7.95 kilometers in radius is designed to be used as a space colony. With what period must it rotate so the residents on it feel as heavy as they would on Earth?
Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 7:35pm

Earth Science
Explain the Earth's Cabon Cycle
Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 7:21pm

earth
Explain the Nitrogen Cycle
Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 7:20pm

physics
The Earth’s radius is about 6380 km. The space shuttle is orbiting about 275.0 km above Earth’s surface. If the average speed of the space shuttle is 23500 km/h, find the time required for it to circle Earth.
Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 12:49pm

Physics
A 7410-kg satellite has an elliptical orbit, as in the figure. The point on the orbit that is farthest from the earth is called the apogee and is at the far right side of the drawing. The point on the orbit that is closest to the earth is called the perigee and is at the far ...
Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 6:37am

Physics
The weight of a rock on the moon is 0.85 N. If acceleration due to gravity on the moon is 1.7 m/s2, what will be its weight on the earth
Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 12:53pm

earth
A winding natural stream with weeds has an average depth of 0.86m and is 7.25m across. The stream channel drops 0.34 m/km. What is the stream’s average velocity?
Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 8:37am

Physics
The weight of a rock on the moon is 0.85 N. If acceleration due to gravity on the moon is 1.7 m/s2, what will be its weight on the earth
Friday, November 9, 2012 at 1:55pm

physics
A 14.7 kg crate is pulled up a rough incline with an initial speed of 1.5 m/s. The pulling force is 124.0 N parallel to the incline, which makes an angle of 11.0 ◦ with the horizontal. The coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.31 and the crate is pulled a distance of...
Friday, November 9, 2012 at 1:00am

Physics
The distance between Earth and the Moon is 3.84 * 108 m. Show that the round-trip time for the light is 2.56 s Thanks in advance
Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 9:00pm

Physics
A satellite is to be put into a circular low earth orbit at 149 km above surface. What orbital speed (km/s) is required?
Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 8:40pm

physics
Consider a pulse of laser light aimed at the Moon that bounces back to Earth. The distance between Earth and the Moon is 3.84 * 108 m. Show that the round-trip time for the light is 2.56 s
Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 8:39pm

physics
Consider a pulse of laser light aimed at the Moon that bounces back to Earth. The distance between Earth and the Moon is 3.84 * 108 m. Show that the round-trip time for the light is 2.56 s.
Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 7:46pm

Physics
The Earth has an angular speed of 7.272·10-5 rad/s in its rotation. Find the new angular speed if an asteroid (m = 3.45·1022 kg) hits the Earth while traveling at a speed of 4.41·103 m/s (assume the asteroid is a point mass compared to the radius of the ...
Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 4:39pm

Physics Projectile Motion
What angle (from earth) should one shoot a projectile so that it reaches it's maximum?
Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 9:58am

Physics
A 3000kg satellite orbits the Earth 400km above the equator. find a)The speed of the satellite b) The kinetic energy of the satellite c) The potential energy of the satellite d) The total energy of the satellite
Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 3:37am

Physics
Suppose the surface (radius = r) of the space station in the figure is rotating at 38.6 m/s. What must be the value of r for the astronauts to weigh one-half of their earth-weight?
Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 3:18am

Physics 3A
Determine the magnitude of the effective value of at a latitude of 60 on the Earth. Assume the Earth is a rotating sphere.
Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 2:10am

Physics
Suppose the surface (radius = r) of the space station in the figure is rotating at 38.6 m/s. What must be the value of r for the astronauts to weigh one-half of their earth-weight?
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 11:00pm

physics
A 2130-kg space station orbits Earth at an altitude of 455 km. Find the magnitude of the force with which the space station attracts Earth. The mass and mean radius of Earth are 5.98 × 1024 kg and 6370 km, respectively
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 8:32pm

Math
The radius of Earth is 3,959 miles. A spacecraft orbits 6 miles above the surface of Earth. The spacecraft completes 220° of a revolution around Earth in one day. What is the average speed of the spacecraft?
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 7:33pm

physics
A satellite is in a circular orbit about the earth (ME = 5.98 1024 kg). The period of the satellite is 4.20 104 s. What is the speed at which the satellite travels?
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 2:46pm

physics
In designing rotating space stations to provide for artificial-gravity environments, one of the constraints that must be considered is motion sickness. Studies have shown that the negative effects of motion sickness begin to appear when the rotational motion is faster than ...
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 2:17pm

Physics
Suppose the surface (radius = r) of the space station in the figure is rotating at 38.6 m/s. What must be the value of r for the astronauts to weigh one-half of their earth-weight?
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 2:13pm

Physics
If the 50.0 kg boy were in a spacecraft 5R from the center of the earth, what would his weight be? (Use the 50.0 kg boy for significant figures) i got 20N again not sure.. it dosnt tell me if i got them wrong or right online classes are horrible and very confusing
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 11:51am

Physics
two satellites are launched from earth to the same altitude. One is twice the mass of the other. How will their periods compare?
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 8:14pm

Physics
The earth rotates once per day about an axis passing through the north and south poles, an axis that is perpendicular to the plane of the equator. Assuming the earth is a sphere with a radius of 6.38 106 m, determine the speed and centripetal acceleration of a person situated ...
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 10:30am

Physics
The earth rotates once per day about an axis passing through the north and south poles, an axis that is perpendicular to the plane of the equator. Assuming the earth is a sphere with a radius of 6.38 106 m, determine the speed and centripetal acceleration of a person situated ...
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 10:30am

earth science9volcanos0
when a volcano becomes dormant it is...
Monday, November 5, 2012 at 8:20pm

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