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October 1, 2014

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Science
A person roller skates down a street heading West. What is true about friction in this case? the choices are 1- does not effect the skates 2- pulls the skates eastward 3- pulls the skates downward toward the center of the earth 4- pulls the skates westward my answer is # 4
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 5:30am

Science
A person roller skates down a street heading West. What is true about friction in this case? the choices are 1- does not effect the skates 2- pulls the skates eastward 3- pulls the skates downward toward the center of the earth 4- pulls the skates westward my answer is # 4
Monday, May 19, 2014 at 4:39pm

HELP I DON'T UNDERSTAND THIS QUESTION !
Earth's energy sources include both renewable and nonrenewable resources. Name at least three sources of energy that could be used in your house.Then describe the ideal energy source for generating most of your home's electricity and explain why you chose that source.
Monday, May 19, 2014 at 4:23pm

Physics
What is the centre of mass if the mass of the earth is 81 times that of the moon and the distance between them is 384 Mm=60 rj ?
Monday, May 19, 2014 at 8:44am

Physics
How long would the year be if the distince of the earth from the sun where 20% more?
Monday, May 19, 2014 at 7:52am

science help
1.Why do the islands of Indonesia have many volcanoes and experience frequent earthquakes? A.The islands are located at the boundaries of tectonic plates. B.Many hotspots are found near the islands. C.Magma is less abundant under Earth’s crust near the islands. D.The ...
Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 9:09pm

main idea
The main conclusion you can draw from this paragraph is that A. because of the greenhouse effect, plants on Earth should thrive. B. a greenhouse helps plants to grow faster. C. the atmosphere keeps Earth warm D. in a greenhouse, the Sun's heat is trapped by the glass
Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 6:01pm

English 3
Question 1 “When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of ...
Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 5:56pm

HELP PLEASE !!
1.How does the glass of a greenhouse model the carbon dioxide and other gases in Earth’s atmosphere? a)The glass absorbs light and releases energy in the form of heat. b) The glass allows light in and traps much of the radiated heat. c) Plants in a greenhouse absorb ...
Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 5:40pm

calculus
Consider the motion of a particle of mass m falling vertically under the earth’s gravitational field, and suppose the downward motion is opposed by a frictional force p(v) dependent on the velocity v(t) of the particle. Then the velocity satisfies the equation mv0(t) = &#...
Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 3:29am

sceince
hree light beams encounter a medium. One light ray is reflected, while the other two are absorbed. How can the medium be described? Transparent Translucent Opaque or Clear In satellite communication, does the satellite... Receive radio signals Prevent radio signals Send radio ...
Friday, May 16, 2014 at 10:16am

Science
What are reasons you should pick up trash of the ground if the someone leaves it. I have 2, 1. less pollution and 2. keeps earth healthy and clean. I need 2 more
Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 5:24pm

Physics
Calculate the escape velocity of a satellite launched from the earth surface if the radius of the earth is 6.4x10^6m
Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 4:21pm

science
1. How is the equator similar to the prime meridian? (1 point) Both the equator and prime meridian are lines that divide Earth into the Northern and Southern hemispheres. Both the equator and the prime meridian are imaginary base lines from which locations of Earth can be ...
Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 1:26pm

Science
Earth travels around the sun at a spreed of 30,000 meters per second. Express this in kilometers per hour.
Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 11:11am

Logic
Even if you know only some of them please help! 1. Give a proof of the following: (∀F)( (P)( [ιxGx][Px] ⊃ F(P) ) ⊃ F(G)) (∃F)( (P)( F(P) ≡ [ιxGx][Px]) Therefore, E!(ιxGx) 2. Prove the following: [ιxMx][Thales believed that Bx...
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 8:40pm

science
help fill in the blanks please?? Similarities in the early development of chickens and opossums suggest that these organisms share a _________. Niles Eldredge found evidence in trilobite fossils in a pattern of evolution in which short periods of long change are mixed in with ...
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 4:26pm

english
Read the following passage and identify at least 3 elements of figurative language; explain how each element brings out the theme of the passage. "The Wrong Place" by Susan Michalski Lana woke up, curled in a corner of the seat at the back of the train. She lifted ...
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 3:48pm

science
how is the equator similar to the prime meridian A. both the prime meridian and equator are lines that divide earth into norther and southern hemispheres B. both the prime meridian and equator are imaginary base lines from which locations of earth can be measured D. both the ...
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 3:28pm

Physics
The space shuttle typically orbits 400 km above the earth's surface. The earth has a mass of 5.98 × 1024 kg and a radius of 6,380 km. A) How much would a 2000 kg part for the space station weigh when it has been lifted to that orbit in the shuttle's cargo bay? B...
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 5:17pm

Physics please help?????
Two small spaceships, each with mass m = 2000 kg, are in the circular Earth orbit of the figure, at an altitude h of 450 km. Igor, the commander of one of the ships, arrives at any fixed point in the orbit 90.0 s ahead of Picard, the commander of the other ship. At point P in ...
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 4:37pm

Astronomy
Put the following in order from earliest to latest. In doing so, assume that the Nice model occurred as described and that the Grand Tack model also occurred as described. 1) The formation of Jupiter 2) The inward migration of Jupiter due to gas forces 3) The instability "...
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 10:04am

physics
What is the average linear speed of the Earth about the Sun? (The distance from the Sun to the Earth is 1.50 1011 meters. The orbital period around the Sun is 365.3 days.)
Monday, May 12, 2014 at 11:39pm

English III (11th grade)
Lana woke up, curled in a corner of the seat at the back of the train. She lifted the shade to see that the sun had hidden itself in a bank of clouds fluffy as the eiderdown her mother had wrapped her in as a child. Her darling Ted, a military man with a distinguished career, ...
Monday, May 12, 2014 at 10:37pm

earth science
What latitudes are most likely to see glaciers? A. 30° N and 30° S B. 10° N and 10° S C. 45° N and 45° S D. 90° N and 90° S
Monday, May 12, 2014 at 8:42pm

math
The fastest car on earth a Thrust SSC would win every NASCAR race in America. If it takes 0.5 hours to travel 380 miles, what is its speed?
Monday, May 12, 2014 at 5:35pm

Astronomy
Imagine that you have found an object out in space. When you use the inverse square law to compute its luminosity, you get a ridiculously large value. You therefore suspect that relativistic beaming is at work - the radiation is coming from a jet traveling at speed v directly...
Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 1:22am

Astronomy
Imagine that you are a particle physicist, and you have come up with a theory that some gamma-ray bursts come from the decay of a new and exotic sub-atomic particle that you think might exist. You calculated that if this particle really does exist and decay as you predict, ...
Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 1:21am

physics- answers check
1. For a bar magnet, the magnetic field lines point a. towards the South pole. b. towards the North pole. c. always towards the magnet. d. always away from the magnet. my answer: a 2. Magnetic field lines a. are straight lines. b. are always circles. c. form continuous loops. ...
Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 7:11pm

Science 2
One light year is about 9 trillion kilometers. Arcturus is a star that is 37 light years from earth. If you are about 11 years old now , how old will you be when light that is leaving. Arcturus today reaches Earth ? How far, in kilometers, will it have traveled? Show your work...
Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 12:51am

math
A 40m deep well with radius 3.5m is dug and the earth taken out is evenly spread to form a plat form of dimension 28m by 22m. Find the height of the platform.
Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 9:30pm

Math
I know some of these are really simple, and I can figure them out easy enough, but please answer all questions. I'm learning this subject, but I have to complete the entire school year within a month and I'm up to my head in homework and I just don't have time to ...
Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 8:45pm

science
Which evidence from the sea floor shows that tectonic plates move? A) the sea floor is youngest near a mid ridge and farther away. B) the sea floor is much older the cont. C) mid ocean ridges form the longest range of mountains on earth. D) the sea floor is thinner than the ...
Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 8:41pm

MATH
LIGHT TRAVES AT 186,300 MILES PER SECOND. IF IT TAKES 8.32 MINUTES FOR LIGHT TO TRAVEL TO EARTH FROM THE SUN, HOW FAR AWAY FROM EARTH IS THE SUN. WRITE YOUR ANSWER IN SCIENTIFIC NOTATION.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 9:44pm

SCIENCE
1. where does the conversation current in the mantle obtain its heat energy? a. earths core and crust b. earths mantle c. earths core and mantle*** d. earths mantle 2. How do convection currents cause movement of earth's plates? a. The weathering of rocks in Earth's ...
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 2:36pm

science PLEASE CHECK MY ANSWERS
1. where does the conversation current in the mantle obtain its heat energy? a. earths core and crust b. earths mantle c. earths core and mantle*** d. earths mantle 2. How do convection currents cause movement of earth's plates? a. The weathering of rocks in Earth's ...
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 2:32pm

science
gravitational force decreases with distance. what does this mean for a space traveler who leaves earth in a spaceship?
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 1:36am

physics
The gravitational field strength at 35700km above earth is .225N/kg. what is the tangental velocity of a 100000kg communication satellite? mass of earth = 5.98E24kg and radius of earth = 6.37E6m
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 11:32pm

physics
find the moment of inertia of the earth. Radius is 6,000 km and mass is 6 x 10^24 kg
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 7:36pm

science
The study of the Earth's magnetic field is known as
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 11:50am

physics
An american system of communication is based on the radio frequency of 76 Hz. Compute the wavelength of theses waves and compare it to the diameter of the earth.
Monday, May 5, 2014 at 11:37am

science
1. Why do earthquakes occur along the San Andreas Fault? a. Two plates meet at the San Andreas Fault and they slide next to each other causing earthquakes b. Two plates converge at the San Andreas Fault causing earthquakes*** c. Two plates pull apart at the San Andreas Fault ...
Sunday, May 4, 2014 at 1:20am

Easy physics...having trouble with part b
Moon effect. Some people believe that the Moon controls their activities. If the Moon moves from being directly on the opposite side of Earth from you to being directly overhead, by what percentage does (a) the Moon's gravitational pull on you increase and (b) your weight...
Friday, May 2, 2014 at 4:36pm

Science
Am I correct? Which of the following is an example of human impact on climate changes? • the greenhouse effect • changes in solar output • global warming • changes in the tilt of Earth's axis
Friday, May 2, 2014 at 2:51pm

Space Exploration
Give two reasons why observatories are still being built on Earth instead of launching more space telescopes? I I'm assuming one reason is the cost but can't find another reason .
Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 5:01pm

math
The radius of the earth is approximately 3950 miles. The radius of Jupiter is approximately 44,400 miles. Since the radius of Jupiter is more than 11 times that of the earth, which comes closest to the volume of Jupiter ?
Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 1:51pm

Physics
An artificial satellite circles the Earth in a circular orbit at a location where the acceleration due to gravity is 8.26 m/s2. Determine the orbital period of the satellite. ____min Ive tried everything I can think of the value im getting through the equations though isn'...
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 8:16pm

science
2.Imagine two artificial satellites orbiting Earth at the same distance. One satellite has a greater mass than the other one. Which of the following would be true about their motion?   (1 point) The satellite with the greater mass is being pulled toward Earth with ...
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 2:30pm

Math
A plumber's assistant's rate of pay is $0.75 per cubic foot of earth moved. He moves 220 cubic feet of earth to dig a trench. He moves the same amount to fill the trench. What is his pay for this job?
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 10:16am

Math
A plumber is laying pipe. His assistant digs a trench in roughly the shape of a rectangular solid measuring 150 ft. in length, 9 inches deep along both sides, and 12 inches wide at the top and bottom. How many cubic feet of earth did he remove (to the nearest tenth)?
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 10:16am

Science
If a rock weighs 100 pounds on Jupiter, what will it weigh on earth?
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 1:06am

Physics
At the Earth's surface, a projectile is launched straight up at a speed of 9.9 km/s. To what height will it rise? Ignore air resistance and the rotation of the Earth. _____m
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 8:08pm

Physics
An artificial satellite circles the Earth in a circular orbit at a location where the acceleration due to gravity is 8.26 m/s2. Determine the orbital period of the satellite.
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 8:08pm

Astronomy
The luminosity of the Sun is 4*10^33 erg/s, and its radius is 7*10^10 cm. What is the Sun's effective temperature? Please enter your answer in units of Kelvin. What is the Sun's effective temperature? Please enter your answer in units of Kelvin. - unanswered What is ...
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 7:59pm

Astronomy
Choose one answer for each question How old is the universe? 6,000 years old 380,000 years old 13.8 billion years old 13.8 million years old A parsec is: Longer than a light year The distance between the Earth and the Sun Approximately 3x10^24 cm None of the above The distance...
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 7:57pm

Physics
On the Apollo 14 mission to the moon, astronaut Alan Shepard hit a golf ball. The acceleration due to gravity on the moon is 1/6 of its value on the earth (gravity on moon -1.633m/s2). On earth, golf balls are driven at about 70 m/s with a loft angle of about 15º and have...
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 1:34pm

precalc
Memphis and New Orleans are approximately on the same meridian. Memphis has a lattitude of 35 degrees north and New Orleans has a lattitude of 30 degrees north. Find distance between them, assuming radius of Earth is 3960 miles.
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 10:25am

earth
Which of the following illustrates the formation of a delta? A)Sediment is deposited where a river flows into an ocean or lake. B)Sediment is deposited where an ocean flows into a river. C)Sediment is deposited where a stream leaves a mountain range. D)Sediment is deposited ...
Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 10:29pm

Science-- Plz, Plz check my answers!!
1. Which of the following can be expected to occur as climate change continues on Earth? decreased melting of sea ice decreased migration of pests and pathogens increased freshwater sources increased coastal flooding *** 2. Which piece of children’s’ playground ...
Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 2:07pm

physics
Why can astronauts jump higher on the surface of the moon than on the surface of the earth? Is it because their legs are stronger? Has the amount of "body matter," i.e., "mass" changed? Do they weigh less on the moon than on earth? Why
Friday, April 25, 2014 at 11:00am

physics
Compute your mass in kilograms (1 pound has a mass of 0.45 kg on Earth) and then your weight in Newton’s for the earth, moon, and several planets. Where are you heaviest?
Friday, April 25, 2014 at 9:55am

Astronomy
A roughly spherical asteroid with a diameter of 1 km, and a mean density of 4 g/cm^3, hits the Earth with a relative speed 1.5 times the orbital velocity of the Earth. Compute the amount of energy released upon the impact. Compare that with the energy released by a 10-Megaton ...
Friday, April 25, 2014 at 9:33am

science
1. The image above shows the Andes Mountains. Which of the following processes formed this feature? (1 point) (pic of Andes Mountains) Glaciers deposited sediment. Plates converged together to form the mountains. Plates pulled apart and released magma. Sand dunes hardened and ...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 3:58pm

Science
1. How does sea-floor spreading occur? A. New materials are being added to the asthenosphere. B. Earthquakes brake apart the ocean floor. C. Sediments accumulate at the area of spreading. D. Molten material beneath Earth's crust rises to the surface.*
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 12:05pm

physics
he sun radiates like a perfect blackbody with an emissivity of exactly 1. (a) Calculate the surface temperature of the sun, given it is a sphere with a 7.00 ✕ 108 m radius that radiates 3.80 ✕ 1026 W into 3 K space. K (b) How much power does the sun radiate per ...
Monday, April 21, 2014 at 7:30pm

physics
Two stars are 4.40 1011 m apart and are equally distant from the earth. A telescope has an objective lens with a diameter of 1.03 m and just detects these stars as separate objects. Assume that light of wavelength 550 nm is being observed. Also assume that diffraction effects...
Friday, April 18, 2014 at 3:19pm

Physics
The acceleration due to gravity on Earth is 9.80 m/s2. If the mass of a dog is 40.0 kg, what is the weight of the dog?
Friday, April 18, 2014 at 9:49am

physics
The moon's diameter is 3.48 106 m, and its mean distance from the earth is 3.85 108 m. The moon is being photographed by a camera whose lens has a focal length of 48.5 mm. (a) Find the diameter of the moon's image on the slide film. (b) When the slide is projected onto...
Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 10:10pm

Physics 1
What is the rotational kinetic energy of the Earth in its orbit around the sun?
Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 6:09pm

geometry
The radius of the earth is approximately 6371 km.If the international space station (ISS) is orbiting 353 km above the earth, find the distance from the ISS to the horizon(x)
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 12:57pm

Physics
Gravity on Mars is 1/3 of that on earth. If Mars atmosphere is only 2 km thick, what is atmospheric pressure on Mars?
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 4:32am

science
why does an person in space craft orbiting earth experiance a feeling of weightless?
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 6:07pm

science
Find the angular and linear velocities of a man due to the rotation of the earth if he standing A) at the equator B) in Muscat(latitude23.5) C) in oslo(latitude60) Take tha radius of the earth as 6380km
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 4:43pm

Science -Check Answers- Please
1.) How did planetesmals form planets? A. They broke apart into smaller chunks. B. They collided and stuck together. ******** C. They cooled and pulled ice together. D. They began to rotate. 3. Which of the following statements about features on the sun is true? A. Prominences...
Monday, April 14, 2014 at 9:00pm

Physics
Gravity on Mars is 1/3 of that on earth. If Mars atmosphere is only 2 km thick, what is atmospheric pressure on Mars?
Monday, April 14, 2014 at 3:21am

Astrophysics
The Earth formed at a redshift of z∼0.53. That means that when our world was young, the universe was quite a bit smaller than it is today. The nearest galaxies to our own are around 10 kpc (kilo-parsecs) in size, lie at a distance of around 1 Mpc from us (Mega-parsecs), ...
Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 1:30am

Pyhsics
The weight of the atmosphere above 1 m2{\rm m}^{2} of Earth's surface is about 100,000 N{\rm N}. Density, of course, becomes less with altitude. But suppose the density of air were a constant 1.2 kg/m3{\rm kg}/{\rm m}^{3}. Calculate where the top of the atmosphere would be...
Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 1:53pm

Math
The population of the Earth is approximately 6 billion people and is growing at an annual rate of 1.9%. Assuming a Malthusian growth model, find the world population in 42 years
Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 2:19am

Memorable Letter Evaluation (Writeacher)
Write a letter to your parents about a memorable moment in your life, using imagery to capture your experience. I origionally sumbitted a different letter, but Bob insisted that I should write more about my feelings toward my experience than using imagery. "Dear Mom and ...
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 8:02pm

physics
A baseball pitcher throws a baseball horizontally at a linear speed of 41.3 m/s. Before being caught, the baseball travels a horizontal distance of 15.4 m and rotates through an angle of 52.7 rad. The baseball has a radius of 3.74 cm and is rotating about an axis as it travels...
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 12:28am

college alg
The height of a projectile fired upward is given by the formula s = v0t − 16t2, where s is the height, v0 is the initial velocity, and t is the time. Find the time for a projectile to return to Earth if it has an initial velocity of 184 ft/s.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 12:35pm

college alg.
The height of a projectile fired upward is given by the formula s = v0t − 16t2, where s is the height, v0 is the initial velocity, and t is the time. Find the time for a projectile to return to Earth if it has an initial velocity of 184 ft/s. ____________ s
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 11:32am

Single Room, Earth View by Sally Ride--Help!
This regards the story "Single Room, Earth View" by Sally Ride. Choose one of the following quotations; then in a few paragraphs, discuss how Sally Ride's observations support or refute the quotation. Quotations: 1. "Observation is a passive science, ...
Monday, April 7, 2014 at 10:07pm

History
How did we get water on earth?
Monday, April 7, 2014 at 6:39pm

physics
Earthquakes are essentially sound waves—called seismic waves—traveling through the earth. Because the earth is solid, it can support both longitudinal and transverse seismic waves. The speed of longitudinal waves, called P waves, is 7800m/s . Transverse waves, called...
Monday, April 7, 2014 at 4:36pm

Physic II
A 992.0-g iron meteor impacts the earth at a speed of 1447.0 m/s. If its energy is entirely converted to heat of the meteorite, what will the resultant temperature rise be? (The specific heat for iron is 113 cal/kg.C)
Monday, April 7, 2014 at 2:00pm

Science - Check my answers please (6th grade)
When are tides in Earths oceans the highest? 1. during the moon's waning gibbous phase 2. during the moon's waxing gibbous phase 3. when the moon is at a right angle to the sun 4. When the sun, Earth, and moon are in a line.
Monday, April 7, 2014 at 12:50pm

Science - Check my answers please (6th grade)
earth and the moon are kept in their respective orbits due to the influence of ? a) inertia b) gravity c) both inertia and gravity d) neither inertia and gravity Is it c) both inertia and gravity?
Monday, April 7, 2014 at 11:41am

physics plz help
I need help in calculating work. following quantites are given. * G: 6.67E-11 *Mass of earth:5.98E24 *mass of satelightt:80kg *x(initial) center of the earth-7E6 m *x(final) center of the earth 12E6 m How do I make integral equation I need use 20 interval or calculate in excel...
Monday, April 7, 2014 at 5:36am

physics/calculus
I need help in calculating work. following quantites are given. * G: 6.67E-11 *Mass of earth:5.98E24 *mass of satelightt:80kg *x(initial) center of the earth-7E6 m *x(final) center of the earth 12E6 m How do I make integral equation I need use 20 interval.
Monday, April 7, 2014 at 1:04am

6th Grade Science - Help
Which of Earth's spheres has the most mass? 1. atmosphere 2. hydrosphere 3. geosphere 4. biosphere Is it Biosphere?
Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 10:12am

Math, Geomertry
A total solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes between the earth and the sun, and the darkest shadow cast by the moon, called the umbra, hits the surface of the earth. If the umbra does not hit the surface, as shown in the following figure, then a total solar eclipse is not...
Friday, April 4, 2014 at 4:58pm

Social Studies
Read the speech below. It is a fictitious political speech by Peter, a candidate for the upcoming national election. Then answer the following questions: List all of the arguments in the speech List all of the non-arguments in the speech List all of the factual contents in the...
Friday, April 4, 2014 at 10:18am

Science - Check my answers
1. Which of the following statements best defines tides? when waves get bigger because of an approaching storm the rise and fall of ocean water that occurs about every 12.5 hours **** the rise of ocean water that occurs 12 times a day a giant wave that can be extremely ...
Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 1:21pm

Physics
A satellite is given a boost of 540 MJ of energy to move it from its initial orbit at an altitude of 150 km to a higher altitude orbit. If the satellite has a mass of 1.16 ✕ 10^3 kg, what is the new altitude it reaches? Take the mass of the Earth to be 5.97 x 10^24 kg ...
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 3:59pm

Physics-Gravitational Potential Energy
A satellite is given a boost of 540 MJ of energy to move it from its initial orbit at an altitude of 150 km to a higher altitude orbit. If the satellite has a mass of 1.16 ✕ 103 kg, what is the new altitude it reaches? Take the mass of the Earth to be 5.97 x 10^24 kg ...
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at 10:06pm

Math
4. Columbus had a hard time convincing anyone to undertake the expense of financing a voyage to an unknown place. Based on the information available from other sailors and partly on his own ideas, Columbus underestimated the circumference of the Earth by twenty-one percent. ...
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at 11:33am

Physics please help ASAP!
If you know the mass of a star and a planet’s radius and speed at perihelion (closest approach to the star), then using conservation of energy and angular momentum you can solve for the radius and speed of that planet at aphelion (farthest point from the star). Encke’...
Monday, March 31, 2014 at 11:20pm

college physics 2
A healthy astronaut's heart rate is 60 beats/min. Flight doctors on Earth can monitor an astronaut's vital signs remotely while in flight. How fast would an astronaut be flying away from Earth if the doctor measured her having a heart rate of 28 beats/min?
Monday, March 31, 2014 at 9:48pm

physics
The acceleration due to gravity on the moon is 1.62 m/s2. What is the length of a pendulum whose period on the moon matches the period of a 4.00-m-long pendulum on earth?
Monday, March 31, 2014 at 7:47pm

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