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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 by Shawn

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 by Jamie P

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 by Joe Frank

Physics Projectile Motion
What angle (from earth) should one shoot a projectile so that it reaches it's maximum?
Thursday, November 8, 2012 by Leslie

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 by Dave

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 by Donald

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 by Anonymous

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 by Don

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 by mike

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 by Chris

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 by Don

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 by Anonymous

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 by Anonymous

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 by kathryn

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 by la...

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 by Don

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 by Don

earth science9volcanos0
when a volcano becomes dormant it is...
Monday, November 5, 2012 by iris

physics
Estimate the energy required from fuel to launch a 1465 kg satellite into orbit 1375 km above the Earth’s surface. Consider two cases: (a) the satellite is launched into an equatorial orbit from a point on the Earth’s equator, and (b) it is launched from the North ...
Monday, November 5, 2012 by Lauria

physics
A student on Earth has a mass of 55.5 kg. With how much force does the Earth pull on the student?
Monday, November 5, 2012 by matisse

Chemistry - Please help!
Small quantites of hydrogen peroxide can be prepared by the action of an acid on an alkaline earth metal peroxide, such as barium peroxide. BaO2 (s) + 2HCl (aq) -> H2O2 (aq) + BaCl2 (aq) What mass of hydrogen peroxide should result when 15.0g of barium peroxide is treated ...
Monday, November 5, 2012 by Frances

physics
The average distance separating Earth and the Moon is 384,000 km. A 2.6x104 kg spaceship located halfway between them. (b) What is the total potential energy of the ship?
Sunday, November 4, 2012 by Anonymous

earth
If you had a mole of M&M's, how many times could you cover the surface of the earth ?
Sunday, November 4, 2012 by Anonymous

Physics Help, Please
In the final stages of the landing process, a spaceship decelerates at a constant rate of 5.3 m/s2 heading towards the Earth. A 3kg lamp is hanging straight down, attached to the ceiling of the ship cabin by a chain. What is the tension in the chain?
Sunday, November 4, 2012 by Michael

College Physics
In 1986, the distance of closest approach of Halley’s comet to the Sun is 0.57AU. (1 AU is the mean Earth-Sun distance = 150 million kilometers.) The comet’s speed at closest approach is 54.97 km/s. (a) – By 1989, Halley’s comet had traveled to a distance ...
Sunday, November 4, 2012 by johnathan

Pre- AP Physics
The earth exerts a force of 1400 N on an orbiting communications satellite that is 35 mi above the Earth. What is the magnitude of the force the satellite will exert on the earth? Answer in units of Newtons
Sunday, November 4, 2012 by Jaycee

science
How long would it take a radio wave with a frequency of 5.1 × 105 Hz to travel from Mars to Earth if the distance between the two planets is approximately 8.00 × 107 km?
Sunday, November 4, 2012 by Anonymous

Physics
weightlessness experienced while orbiting the earth is due to ?
Saturday, November 3, 2012 by Ajai

Physics
A ferry is crossing a river.The ferry is headed due north with a speed of 2.5 m/s relative to the water and the river's velocity is 2.0 m/s to the east. What is the magnitude and direction of the ferry's velocity relative to Earth. ( Give the angle from east 0 degrees )
Saturday, November 3, 2012 by alice

physics please help
In a physics laboratory experiment, a coil with 170 turns enclosing an area of 10cm^2 is rotated from a position where its plane is perpendicular to the earth's magnetic field to one where its plane is parallel to the field. The rotation takes 5.0×10^2 s . The earth...
Friday, November 2, 2012 by henry

mechanics
The figure below shows a ball with mass m = 0.299 kg attached to the end of a thin rod with length L = 0.388 m and negligible mass. The other end of the rod is pivoted so that the ball can move in a vertical circle. The rod is held horizontally as shown and then given enough ...
Friday, November 2, 2012 by ruben

Chemisty
Enrico Fermi was a famous physicist who liked to pose what are now known as Fermi problems in which several assumptions are made in order to make a seemingly impossible estimate. One example of a Fermi problem is "Caesar's last breath" which estimates that you, ...
Thursday, November 1, 2012 by Garcia

science
although each place on earth has its own climate,they can be grouped based on certain overall characteristics.what are the keys factors that scientist use to determine the climate of a particular place
Thursday, November 1, 2012 by Anonymous

Physics
Given that the Sun has a mass 333,000 times larger than Earth’s mass and Earth has an average distance of 1.49 x 1011 m from the Sun, at what distance from the Sun is the center of mass of the Earth-Sun system? a. 1.00 m b. 4.47 x 105 m c. zero d. 333,000 m e. 1.49 x ...
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 by Tiffany

physics
for an 84 kg person standing at the equator what is the magnitude of angular momentum about the earths center due to earth's rotation
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 by Guy

physics
If Joe weighs 100N on the moon how much will Joe weigh on earth? N & kg
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 by desperate

english
Animals Possess sensory powers that humans lack. Homing pigeons fly with great speed and accuracy when 1)___(e)d with messages to faraway places. How do Pigeons 2)___ themselves in unfamiliar regions? This remains something of a(n) 3)___. The mystery, however, is partly ...
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 by cha

History/English
This assignment is in my English class but its about MLK so I thought I'd put History and English. So this is REALLY long! I typed it all myself and all I need is someone to check my facts and to edit. I know it's long, so if you only want to read a paragraph that'...
Monday, October 29, 2012 by Cora

Physics
1. If a bar magnet is broken into two pieces, how many magnetic poles are there? 2. A long straight wire carries a current in the direction shown in the following figure. At the point labeled A, is the direction of the magnetic field left, right, up. Down, into the page, or ...
Monday, October 29, 2012 by Roger

science
the distance from the earth to the moon is 240000 miles. if the speed of light is 2.998 x 10^8 meters per second, how long does it take for light reflected from the moon to reach our planet?
Monday, October 29, 2012 by Paco

Physics help
A car travels in a circle whose radius is 31 m, with a speed of 19 m/s. (1) What is the magnitude of the car's acceleration? _____ m/s2 (2) What is the nature (origin) of the horizontal force on the car? (What is exerting the force?) The force causing the car to turn is: ...
Sunday, October 28, 2012 by arcos15

Physics
The acceleration due to gravity calculated this way works well for objects near the Earth’s surface. How would you have to change the above equation if the object was 100,000 meters above the ground?
Sunday, October 28, 2012 by Lay

Science
Fill in the blanks: 1. Minerals are classified in many ways, including hardness, streak, and _______ properties. 2. There are some minerals that are valued as _______ because of their hardness, color, and beauty. 3. Non-silicates make up less than 10% of Earth's _______; ...
Saturday, October 27, 2012 by Unknown

Physics
What would the weight of an object that is 4N on the earth be on the moon (acceleration due to gravity on the moon is 1.62m/s2?
Thursday, October 25, 2012 by Jeff

Physics
If the moon were twice as massive, would the attractive force of Earth on the moon be twice as large? Yes No What about the attractive force of the moon on Earth? Yes No
Thursday, October 25, 2012 by Sharvani

Physics
In what way does gravity change with distance from Earth?
Thursday, October 25, 2012 by Sharvani

Physics
Calculate the force of gravity between a newborn baby of mass 4 kg and the obstetrician of mass 75 kg, who is 0.5 m from the baby. N Which exerts more gravitational force on the baby, Mars or the obstetrician, given that Mars has a mass of 6.4 1023 kg and is 8. 1010 m from ...
Thursday, October 25, 2012 by Sharvani

Physics
A pendulum consists of a 2.6 kg stone swinging on a 4.5 m string of negligible mass. The stone has a speed of 7.9 m/s when it passes its lowest point. (a) What is the speed when the string is at 53 ¢ª to the vertical? (b) What is the greatest angle with the vertical ...
Thursday, October 25, 2012 by Cody

Math
Let d(t) be the shortest distance between Earth and the nearest other planet as a function of time t (where t is in years and t = 0 is noon on January 1, 1000 A.D., say). Is d continuous? Why or why not?
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 by Bob

Science
Fill in the blanks 1. Minerals are classified in many ways, including hardness, streak, and ______ properties. 2. There are some minerals that are valued as _______ because of their hardness, color, and beauty. 3. Non-silicates make up less than 10% of Earth's _______; the...
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 by Unknown

scientist
how could measuring the orbit of a comet help scientists understand when it will next be visible on Earth?
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 by victoria

physics
Consider a spacecraft that is to be launched from the Earth to the Moon. Calculate the minimum velocity needed for the spacecraft to just make it to the Moon’s surface. Ignore air drag from the Earth’s atmosphere. Hint: The spacecraft will not have zero velocity when...
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 by bee-z

physics
Consider a spacecraft that is to be launched from the Earth to the Moon. Calculate the minimum velocity needed for the spacecraft to just make it to the Moon’s surface. Ignore air drag from the Earth’s atmosphere. Hint: The spacecraft will not have zero velocity when...
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 by Anonymous

Math
ilorin is at 8.5 degree to the north,4.6 degree to the east and free town at 8.5degree to the north,13.3degree to the west calculate(a)their distance apart,measured along the parallel of latitude(b)their distance from the equqtor(c)their speed in km/h due to the rotation of ...
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 by flexy

Math
the speed of a point A due to the rotation of the earth is twice that point of B.if A is on latitud 22 degree to the north calculate the latitude of B
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 by flexy

Physics
How do I find the instantaneous acceleration of the earth orbiting the sun? Everything I am trying is incorrect. I am using 1 second as my time and get 1.99E-7 rads/second. First I tried: acceleration = theta x t / radius Where: theta = 1.99E-7 rads radius = 6.371E6 Then I ...
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 by Brenda

physics
You are explaining to a friend why the crew of the International Space Station feels weightless while orbiting the Earth. Your friend responds that he thought gravity was just a lot weaker up there. Show that it isn’t so by calculating the acceleration due to gravity 350 ...
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 by paige

Physics
An Earth satellite moves in a circular orbit at a speed of 5800 m/s. a)What is the radius of the satellite's orbit? b) What is the period of the satellites orbit in hours?
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 by Natalie

Physics
Astronomers can calculate the mass of a planet by using the orbital parameters of one of its moons. Consider a hypothetical planet, which has a hypothetical moon that orbits the planet in a roughly circular orbit with a radius of 3.95*10^8 m. The moon takes 12 Earth days to ...
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 by Emily

Physics
The asteroid belt circles the sun between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. One asteroid has a period of 10 Earth years. a) What is the asteroid's orbital radius? b)What is the asteroid's orbital speed?
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 by Caitlin

Math
Earth has a new surface of 1.97x10^8 square miles. A new planet has a surface area 13 times the surface area of Earth. What is the surface area of the new planet? Do I multiply 1.97x13 or do I multiply 13x10^8? that's what i'm confused about.
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 by River Williams

science
These are the 3 questions that will help me study for my test. i need help understanding each of these thankyou :) Distinguish between microevolution and macroevolution. Explain how forest organisms (producers and consumers) separated by a highway could evolve into different ...
Monday, October 22, 2012 by Kevin

Physics help PLZ!!
Estimate the energy required from fuel to launch a 1465 kg satellite into orbit 1375 km above the Earth’s surface. Consider two cases: (a) the satellite is launched into an equatorial orbit from a point on the Earth’s equator, and (b) it is launched from the North ...
Monday, October 22, 2012 by Sarah

Physics
Compute the angular momentum of the earth arising from the following motions. (a) Earth's orbital motion around the sun. (b) Earth's rotation on its axis.
Monday, October 22, 2012 by Pat

geography
1. What is the name of the third largest ocean in the world? The Indian Ocean 2. What is the capital of the People's Democratic Republic of Yemen? Aden 3. What is the equator? The imaginary line that stretches around the Earth separating the Northern and Southern ...
Sunday, October 21, 2012 by Reed

Physics
A military helicopter on a training mission is flying horizontally at a speed of 60.0 m/s and accidentally drops a bomb (fortunately not armed) at an elevation of 350 m. You can ignore air resistance. Find the horizontal and vertical components of its velocity just before it ...
Sunday, October 21, 2012 by Michelle

Geometry
Imagine that all the people on Earth could stand side by side together. How much area would be needed? Would all the people on earth fit in Rhode Island? Explain your reasoning. Rhode Island, the smallest state in terms of area, has a land area of 1000 square miles. Assume ...
Sunday, October 21, 2012 by Elizabeth Barnes

Math
Radius of earth 3,959 miles Space shuttle orbits 200 miles above earths Surface Space shuttle completes 220 degrees of a Revolution around earth in one day What is the average speed of the space Shuttle
Sunday, October 21, 2012 by Chris

Math
Radius of earth 3,959 miles Space shuttle orbits 200 miles above earths Surface Space shuttle completes 220 degrees of a Revolution around earth in one day What is the average speed of the space Shuttle
Sunday, October 21, 2012 by Chris

Physics
The gravitational field strenght on the moon is 1.63N/kg. If a rock on the moon weights 2000N, how much does the same rock weigh on the earth?
Sunday, October 21, 2012 by Jason

Physics
On earth, two parts of a space probe weigh 18300 N and 4440 N. These parts are separated by a center-to-center distance of 5.11 m and may be treated as uniform spherical objects. Find the magnitude of the gravitational force that each part exerts on the other out in space, far...
Friday, October 19, 2012 by Orla

reading
According to science, the fastest speed possible for anything is the speed of light. The speed of light is about 186,000 miles per second. That means that in one minute, light travels 11,160,000 miles. The star nearest Earth is the Sun. It's about 93,000,000 miles from ...
Friday, October 19, 2012 by Anonymous

Physics
Calculate a space shuttle territory 250 km above Earth's surface. Earth's mass is 6.0 * 10^24kg and its radius is 6.38 * 10^6 m (6380km)
Thursday, October 18, 2012 by Darren

math
John has traveled from a distant planet to spend one earth year visiting with us. However, one year on earth is not the same as one year on john's planet. on john's planet: 10 seconds = 1 minute 10 minutes = 1 hour 10 hours = 1 day 10 days = 1 week 10 weeks = 1 month ...
Thursday, October 18, 2012 by Madison

Mathbio in 12th science
2)a stone of mass 1kg tied to one end of a string of length 1m whirld in a horizontal circle with a costant speed 2 radian/second tension of the string is. A)0.5n b)1n c)2n d)4n 3)the orbital velocity of a satelight close to the earth is v then the orbital velocity at a height...
Thursday, October 18, 2012 by Harsha

7th grade science
1. Venus's surface temperature is ____ than Earth's surface temperature. cooler much cooler hotter none of these isn't the answer hotter because Venus has a denser atmosphere, so the temperature would be higher?
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by Delilah

7th grade science help the solar system Ms. Sue
1. Most likely, ____ were formed when lava from the moon's interior flooded bowl-like regions on the moon's surface. (1 point) maria highlands craters basins 2. Depressions on the moon formed by large meteorites are called ____. (1 point) maria mountains craters ...
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by Delilah

Science
humans,other mammals,birds can maintain a constant body temperature. why is this a useful adaptation? how does this explain the spread of these animals around earth?
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by esha

science
where does the earth loose energy to ??
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by destiny

PHYSICS
A long-straight wire carries a current and is aligned with the North-South direction. You place a compass 4 cm directly above the wire and above the North/East/South/West plane. The compass needle, which initially pointed North (far away from the wire) is now deflected by 20o ...
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by Alysse

Science
19. Which of the following base unit definitions was changed from being based on an arc of the earth to a time interval of light? second kilogram meter candela
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 by LILLY D. WILLIAMS

physics
a teniss ball thrown vertically upward reaches a maximun height of 33 meters above the surface of earth. at its maximun height the speed of he tennis ball is
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 by delilah

Physics
An asteroid with mass m = 1.85*10^9 kg comes from deep space, effectively from infinity, and falls toward Earth. How much work would have to be done on the asteroid by friction to slow it to 550 m/s by the time it reached a distance of 1.50*10^8 m from Earth?
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 by Kaitlyn

Physics
If an artificial earth satellite is in an orbit around the earth’s equator with a period of exactly 1 day, how does its motion look to an observer on the rotating earth if it orbits in the same direction as the earth turns? (Such an orbit is said to be geosynchronous; ...
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 by abc321

algebra
Write a formula that relates temperature t in degrees Fahrenheit at altitude h (in thousands of feet) and a ground temperature of 65ºF. State any restrictions on h. b. Find the temperature at 11,000 ft above Earth’s surface.
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 by Hailey

Physics HELP!!
What is the acceleration due to gravity at 7220km above the Earth's surface? Take the radius of the Earth to be 6.37e6m and the mass of the Earth to be 5.972e24kg.
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 by LS

physics
3. A satellite of mass 500 kg orbits the Earth with a period of 6000 s. The Earth has a mass of 5.98 x 1024 kg. (a) Calculate the magnitude of the Earth's gravitational force on the satellite. (b) Determine the altitude of the satellite above the Earth's surface.
Monday, October 15, 2012 by BO

physics
what is a satellite's altitude above the surface of the earth if earth's mass is 5.98*10^24 kg and its radius is 6380 km?
Monday, October 15, 2012 by chris

earth
The global-mean surface temperature of the earth is about 288 degrees Kelvin. Use the Stefan-Boltzman law to calculate the radiative flux corresponding to an object with this temperature. [hint: use σT4 with σ = 5.67x10-8 Wm-2K-4 ]
Monday, October 15, 2012 by Samantha

Science
If Sam weigs 114kg on earth what is his mass on the moon
Monday, October 15, 2012 by Saskia

Science
If Sam weights 114kg on earth what is his mass on the moon
Monday, October 15, 2012 by Anonymous

College Chem
The density of the Earth is about 3.5g/cubic centimeters. If the Earth has a radius of 1.126 by 10 (to the seventh power) meters, what is its mass? (hint: volume= 4(pie)r(to the third power)/3; 1 meter=100 centimeters
Sunday, October 14, 2012 by Sam

AP Physics B
A 1010 kg geosynchronous satellite orbits a planet similar to Earth at a radius 1.97 × 105 km from the planet’s center. Its angular speed at this radius is the same as the rotational speed of the Earth, and so they appear stationary in the sky. That is, the period ...
Sunday, October 14, 2012 by Abby

physics
At the surface of a certain planet, the gravitational acceleration has a magnitude of 15.0 . A 28.0- brass ball is transported to this planetWhat is the mass of the brass ball on the Earth and on the planet
Sunday, October 14, 2012 by Anonymous

Physics
When a spacecraft travels from the Earth to the Moon, both the Earth and the Moon exert a gravitational force on the spacecraft. Eventually, the spacecraft reaches a point where the Moon's gravitational attraction overcomes the Earth's gravity. How far from the Earth&#...
Saturday, October 13, 2012 by Sam

physics
A mass of 2.6 kg lies on a frictionless table, pulled by another mass of 4.7 kg under the influence of Earth’s gravity. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s2 .If the acceleration of the object has a magni- tude of 3.5 m/s2, what is the angle θ between the two ...
Friday, October 12, 2012 by Natalie

physics
what device could use th earth's magnetic felds to produce energy and how it would work?
Friday, October 12, 2012 by mary

physics
why one cannot find the north pole of the earth using only a simple compass
Friday, October 12, 2012 by deb

Physics
Which direction (Eastwards or Westwards) in the sky would the Sun appear to move as seen by a stationary observer on the surface of the hypothetical planet that has a sidereal rotation (on its axis) period of 120 days, and a revolution (around the Sun) period of 40 days, where...
Friday, October 12, 2012 by Leslie

physics
The satellite is in a circular orbit 400 km above the Earth's surface, where the free-fall acceleration is 8.71 m/s2. The radius of the Earth is 6400 km. Determine the speed of the satellite.
Friday, October 12, 2012 by Anonymous

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