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Physics - Newton's Law of universal gravitation
Describe how Newton used each of the following phenomena to support the law of universal gravitation a) the orbit of the moon b) kepler's third law
August 22, 2010 by Shaila

Physics / Astronomy
Here is my question: Consider the bending of light by the gravitation of the Sun as described by Newtonian physics. Light of frequency f passes at a distance d from the center of the Sun, which has a mass M. Show that the bending angle of the light is proportional to M/d. I'm ...
May 28, 2008 by Barry

PHYSICS
assume you have a mass of 100 kg on earth. on the moon, where the gravitation of the moon is 1/6 gravitation of the earth, what is your mass on the moon and what is your weight on the moon
December 22, 2010 by Katie

Physics
the hubble telescope has a mass of 1.5 x 10^4 kg and its orbiting the earth 596 km above the ground surface.the earths radius is 6.38 x 10^3km. CAlculate a)the force of gravitation on the telescope due to the earth's pull. given: G=6.67 x 10^-11Nm/kg and the mass of earth is 5...
October 29, 2007 by johnny

Physics
What would the gravitation PE and Elastic PE be like on the moon?
June 24, 2011 by Janice

Physics -HS Honors
When computing the gravitation force, how do you know what the direction of the solution?
March 11, 2008 by Joan

physics
an electron (m= 9.11 x 10^-31 kg) and a proton (m+ 1.6 x 10^-27 kg) are separated by 1.0 x 10^-10 m. what is the gravitation force between them? help please!
January 28, 2013 by Isis

Physics Help!!
Comparing Einstein's and Newton's theories of gravitation, can the correspondence principle be applied? and Why or Why not? a)Yes b)No
May 7, 2012 by Jake

6th grade science (physics)
explain and describe Law of Universal Gravitation in relation to force, mass and distance
April 18, 2010 by Tyler

physics
if the masses remain the same ,but the separation is decreased to one-half of the original distance . what happens to the gravitation force?
November 26, 2012 by mary grace

physics
can someone please help me with this question quick... Which of the following equations expresses Newton's law of universal gravitation? a. Fc=MVt^2/r b. Fg=M1M2/r c. g=Gme/r^2 d. Fg=Gmme/r^2 i really need help..thanks:-)
February 20, 2009 by Bella

physics
On a distant planet, the acceleration due to gravity is 5.30 m/s2, and the radius is 4600 km. Use the law of gravitation to calculate the mass of this planet.
February 25, 2011 by Student

physics
An electron is released from rest in a uniform electric field of magnitude 2.00 x 10e4 N/C. Calculate the acceleration of the electron (neglect gravitation).
February 2, 2012 by Shakirah

physics
two lead spheres whose diameters are 20 cm and 2 cm are placed with centres 100 cm apart. Calculate the force of gravitation between them.(density of lead =11500 kg/m^3
May 15, 2013 by Dhananjay

physics
Consider the bending of light by the gravitation of the Sun as described by Newtonian physics. Light of frequency f passes at a distance d from the center of the Sun, which has a mass M. Show that the bending angle of the light is proportional to M/d.
May 28, 2008 by Greg

Physics - weighing a planet
Explain how you can weigh a planet? ( Is it by the combination of the netwons law of univeral gravitation and keplers third law; t^2/r^3 = 4(pi)^2/G(Msun) )
August 22, 2010 by Shaila

Physics
Using newton's law of universal gravitation and the following data calculate the theoretical value of the acceleration due to gravity on mars. Mars Mass= 6.4185x 10^23 kg Radius (equatorial)= 3.3962x 10^6m
November 9, 2010 by Amy

Maths and Physics
Law of Gravitation- Find an expression for the magnitude of the initial velocity that a projectile must possess in order to leave the earth when air friction is neglected. The gravitational constant for g is, G = 6.67428*10^-11 m^3 Kg^-1 s^-2 (10 marks). Kind Regards
April 19, 2011 by David

physics(universal law of gravitation)
a satellite has a mass of 100 kg and is located at 2 x 10^6 m above the surface if the Earth. wHAT is the potential energy associated with the satellite at this location? What is the magnitude of the gravitational force on the satellite?
January 14, 2010 by Nina

Physics
According to the law of universal gravitation, there is force of attraction between any two bodies in the universe, WHY CAN'T YOU FEEL THIS FORCE BETWEEN YOU AND YOUR SEATMATE? ~>Thanks for those who are helping!
October 19, 2009 by Shane

physics
The radius of a planet R1 and satellite revolves round it in a circle of radius R2. The time period of revolution is T.find the acceleration due to the gravitation of the planet at its surface.
May 26, 2013 by subharaj

Physics
Calculate the percentage of Earth’s gravitational force on the ISS astronauts while orbiting at an altitude of 248 miles above Earth’s surface. To do this, compare the gravitational force on an orbiting astronaut to the force on the astronaut here at Earth’s surface using the ...
January 28, 2014 by Haley

Physics Gravitation Weight
What will a spring scale read for the weight of a 75-kg woman in an elevator that moves upward with acceleration of 0.30-g? Unsure of how to solve this problem. Can someone please walk me through it step by step. Thank you
June 16, 2012 by Mike Joseph

science
Explain the law of universal gravitation
January 10, 2012 by glenn

physics
he universal law of gravitation describes the force of gravity between two bodies. What does it say about the strength of the gravitational field? How does the size of the object affect the use of the gravitational field equation?
May 15, 2012 by dreamygirl

Physics
A space probe is carried by a rocket into outer space where it continues to move on its own in a straight line. What keeps the probe moving? Is the answer: the gravitation forces from different stars and planets
March 1, 2013 by Sally

6th grade science
What is the universal law of gravitation?
March 18, 2010 by mary

science
The gravitation pull of a object depends 2 factors what are they
January 10, 2012 by glenn

Science
What is the best definition for The law of universal gravitation ?
January 16, 2012 by Jim

physic
Which of these is not a statement of newton's law of universal gravitation?
February 7, 2014 by femi

Physics
Starting from Newton’s law of universal gravitation, show how to find the speed of the moon in its orbit from the earth-moon distance of 3.9 × 108 m and the earth’s mass. Assume the orbit is a circle.
December 16, 2011 by Calitryphosa

Physics
I have to create a teaching aid for physics based on the principles i have learnt like gravitation , mechanical properties and many more. I am not able to find the right experiment to demonstrate infront of my teacher.Please help me deal with this by providing information ...
January 25, 2012 by confused

Physics
I have to create a teaching aid for physics based on the principles i have learnt like gravitation , mechanical properties and many more. I am not able to find the right experiment to demonstrate infront of my teacher.Please help me deal with this by providing information ...
January 26, 2012 by confused

science
how does mass differ from weight what is law of universal gravitation
October 26, 2009 by dai

physics
calculate the force of Earth's gravity on a spacecraft 12,800 km (2 Earth radii) above Earth's surface if its mass is 1350 kg. i know the universal gravitation formula is Fg = G [(m1 m2)/ r^2] but im not getting anywhere near the multiply choice answers of: 14,470, 4410 N, ...
October 26, 2009 by Sasha

Physics (A man in the lift)
A man of mass m is standing in an elevator. The elevator is accelerating downward at g/k, where k>1 and g is the gravitation acceleration. If the force on the man by the elevator's floof jmg, where j is a constant and k= a/(b+cj), where gcd(|a|,|b|,|c|)=1, what is a+b+c? If...
July 3, 2014 by Ahsanur

drwl please check
A shot-putter puts a shot (weight = 70.1 N) that leaves his hand at distance of 1.53 m above the ground. (a) Find the work done by the gravitation force when the shot has risen to a height of 2.18 m above the ground. Include the correct sign for work. (b) Determine the change...
February 27, 2007 by Mary

physics college
Use Newton's Law of Gravitation to compute the work W required to propel a 1100 kg satellite out of the earth's gravitational field. You may assume that the earth's mass is 5.981024 kg and is concentrated at its center. Take the radius of the earth to be 6.37106 m and G = 6....
May 16, 2012 by lost

Math And Physics
Law of Gravitation- Find an expression for the magnitude of the initial velocity that a projectile must possess in order to leave the earth when air friction is neglected. The gravitational constant for g is, G = 6.67428*10^-11 m^3 Kg^-1 s^-2 Please answer the question fully ...
May 1, 2011 by Dwayne

Solar system
According to the theory of gravitation, the earth must be continually “falling” toward
December 31, 2006 by Don

science
what is the 3 laws of motion? & what is the law of universal gravitation plz answer thx in advance
January 22, 2008 by sammy

Math And Physics
Law of Gravitation- Find an expression for the magnitude of the initial velocity that a projectile must possess in order to leave the earth when air friction is neglected. The gravitational constant for g is, G = 6.67428*10^-11 m^3 Kg^-1 s^-2 Please answer the question fully ...
May 1, 2011 by Dwayne

science
what factors affect the friction forces between two surfeces 2a what is the law of universal gravitation
October 20, 2009 by sophie

Physics-Gravitation
What is the gravitational potential energy of a two-particle system with masses 5.4 kg and 5.0 kg, if they are separated by 1.3 m? If you triple the separation between the particles, how much work is done (b) by the gravitational force between the particles and (c) by you? ...
January 2, 2011 by Jessica

science
Can you tell me more about velocity, accelration, motion, position, friction, gravity, weight and gravitation.
November 16, 2009 by Anonymous

physics
safiya places a 5.o-kilogram brick on chair in the classroom.the chair is 1.o meter off the ground.what is the gravitation potential of the brick if it falls off the chair?remember that gravity equals 9.8 meter per second squared.
March 9, 2011 by ROSE

physics....
The universal law of gravitation describes the force of gravity between two bodies. What does it say about the strength of the gravitational field? How does the size of the object affect the use of the gravitational field equation? i know that the gravitational field strength ...
June 1, 2012 by kennedy

Physics
Assume the Earth is a perfect sphere of radius 6,400 kilometers. Find the weight of a 75.0 kg person at the North pole. Find the weight of this same person at the equator. (You don't need to use Newton's Law of Gravitation but you do need to analyze the radial/centripetal force.)
July 26, 2012 by Zac

Science
a question regarding Universal Law Of Gravitation. If the clouds are 50 km. high , what is its proportional distance to a globe which is one foot in diameter ? Thank you :))
September 28, 2011 by Anna

Physics Help
If we witness events taking place on the moon, where gravitation is weaker than on Earth, would we expect to see a gravitational red shift or a gravitational blue shift? and Explain please a)blue shift b)red shift c)no shift
May 9, 2012 by Jake

C++ Programming
I NEED HELP WITH MY CODE!!! it won't compile right The formula for finding the force of gravity between two objects is Force = grav * (mass1 * mass2) / (radius * radius), where Force = the force of gravity between the two objects, grav = the universal gravitation constant (6....
February 13, 2008 by sonnysn

physics (Newton's Law of gravitation)
I need help with this question until the end if you can, please. Thank you. A neutron star and a black hole are 2.400e+12 m from each other at a certain point in their orbit. The neutron star has a mass of 2.78×10^30 kg and the black hole has a mass of 9.94×10^30 kg. What is ...
April 22, 2013 by Kathy PLEASE HELP

Physics
A shot-putter puts a shot (weight = 71.9 N) that leaves his hand at distance of 1.47 m above the ground. (a) Find the work done by the gravitation force when the shot has risen to a height of 2.20 m above the ground. Include the correct sign for work. J (b) Determine the ...
November 2, 2008 by Brandon

Physics 1
A shot-putter puts a shot (weight = 71.3 N) that leaves his hand at distance of 1.62 m above the ground. (a) Find the work done by the gravitation force when the shot has risen to a height of 2.08 m above the ground. Include the correct sign for work. J (b) Determine the ...
November 17, 2012 by Anonymous

physics (Newton"s law of gravitation)
Could anyone please help me with this problem? I would really appreciate it. The top of Mt. Everest is 8850 m above sea level. Assume that sea level is at the average Earth radius of 6.38×106 m. What is the magnitude of the gravitational acceleration at the top of Mt. Everest...
April 21, 2013 by Kathy

physics
Tom has a mass of 72.2 kg and Sally has a mass of 49.4 kg. Tom and Sally are standing 17.4 m apart on a massless dance floor. Sally looks up and she sees Tom. She feels an attraction. If the attraction is gravitation, find its magnitude. Assume both can be replaced...
December 13, 2012 by Anonymous

physics (Newton"s law of gravitation)
Please, can someone help me with this? A neutron star and a black hole are 2.400e+12 m from each other at a certain point in their orbit. The neutron star has a mass of 2.78×1030 kg and the black hole has a mass of 9.94×1030 kg. What is the magnitude of the gravitational ...
April 21, 2013 by Kathy

Physics
no idea all HELP appreciated!! A shot-putter puts a shot (weight = 70.3 N) that leaves his hand at distance of 1.45 m above the ground. (a) Find the work done by the gravitation force when the shot has risen to a height of 2.15 m above the ground. Include the correct sign for ...
October 19, 2009 by Joe

Physics Help please
If we witness events taking place on the moon, where gravitation is weaker than on Earth, would we expect to see a gravitational red shift or a gravitational blue shift? and Explain please a)blue shift b)red shift c)no shift
May 7, 2012 by Jake

physics
directly proportional Inellastic collision Inversely proportional Joule Lever arm Non inertial reference frame inertial reference frame Pascal Pascal's principal rate revolution rotation spring constant spring force universal gravitation Henry cavendish
May 27, 2009 by chelsea

physics (Newton's law of gravitation)
Can anyone please help me with this question? I am really confused. A neutron star and a black hole are 2.400e+12 m from each other at a certain point in their orbit. The neutron star has a mass of 2.78×1030 kg and the black hole has a mass of 9.94×1030 kg. What is the ...
April 21, 2013 by Kathy

science
imagine you are in a spaceship flying from the earth - describe what you see from the space and how you feel as it moves out of the gravitation pull of earth?
August 25, 2010 by sarthak

science
imagine you are in a spaceship flying from the earth - describe what you see from the space and how you feel as it moves out of the gravitation pull of earth?
August 25, 2010 by sarthak

Physics
James joule measures temperature of the water at the top and bottom of the waterfalls. If one of these waterfalls is 55m high, and all gravitation energy of the water is at the top of the falls. What temperature difference would be between the water at the top and bottom? (...
November 25, 2013 by Sam

Physics
James joule measures temperature of the water at the top and bottom of the waterfalls. If one of these waterfalls is 55m high, and all gravitation energy of the water is at the top of the falls. What temperature difference would be between the water at the top and bottom? (...
November 25, 2013 by Sam

science
Can you tell about velocity, accelration, motion, position, friction, gravity, weight and gravitation. i mean 4th grade velocity.
November 16, 2009 by Anonymous

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) What is the...
December 3, 2012 by Chelsey Achord

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 everywhere...
January 25, 2013 by arcos15

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 ...
January 25, 2013 by arcos15

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) What is the ...
May 13, 2014 by Space Shuttle-Q1

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 ...
January 25, 2013 by NATTT

Algebra2- Inverses
The Law of Gravitation is represented by the formula Fg=G(m1m2/r2) What would be the inverse of this function Fg-1? What would this force represent? Can someone plz hurry and answer this for me
January 9, 2007 by Natalie

Physics 3
A 2.3-keV proton is moving horizontally and passes perpendicular to the Earth’s magnetic field at a location where the field magnitude is 52.0 T. i) Determine the magnetic force on the proton? ii) Find the ratio of this force to the gravitation force on the proton? iii...
April 13, 2011 by Ziera

Physics 3
A 2.3-keV proton is moving horizontally and passes perpendicular to the Earth’s magnetic field at a location where the field magnitude is 52.0 T. i) Determine the magnetic force on the proton? ii) Find the ratio of this force to the gravitation force on the proton? iii...
April 13, 2011 by Ziera

physics
1. Two point charges are separated by 6 cm. The attractive force between them is 14 N. Find the force between them when they are separated by 12 cm. 2. The SI unit of mass is the kilogram. What is the SI unit of charge? 3. The proportionality constant k in Coulomb’s law is ...
July 14, 2010 by Nicole

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 ...
November 12, 2012 by Iza

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 ...
July 14, 2014 by bibs

calculus
Use Newton's Law of Gravitation to compute the work W required to launch a 1500 kg satellite vertically to an orbit 800 km high. You may assume that the earth's mass is 5.98*10^24 kg and is concentrated at its center. Take the radius of the earth to be 6.37*10^6 m and G = 6.67...
February 2, 2009 by matt

calculus
Use Newton's Law of Gravitation to compute the work W required to launch a 1500 kg satellite vertically to an orbit 800 km high. You may assume that the earth's mass is 5.98*10^24 kg and is concentrated at its center. Take the radius of the earth to be 6.37*10^6 m and G = 6.67...
February 3, 2009 by matt

MATH HELP
Law of Gravitation-find an expression for the magnitude of the initial velocity that a projectile must possess in order to leave the earth when air friction is negelcted. The gravitational constant is given as G= 6.67428*10^-11 m^3 kg^-1 s^-2 Please give lots of details in ...
April 28, 2011 by AKUMA

Columbs Law
I need help with the following questions from my homework. thanks! How does one coulomb of charge compare with the charge of a single electron? How is coulombs law similar to Newton's law of gravitation? How is it different?
November 5, 2007 by Whit

Physics
A 21.0-kg satellite has a circular orbit with a period of 2.37 h and a radius of 8.50×106 m around a planet of unknown mass. If the magnitude of the gravitational acceleration on the surface of the planet is 7.10 m/s2, what is the radius of the planet? Use Kepler's third law (...
February 16, 2007 by winterWX

earth
At what height above the earth surface will an austranouts experience only half the gravitation that he experience on earth
February 7, 2012 by nonkululeko solomons

physics
gravational force deimos, a satellite of amrs, has an average radius of 6.3 km. If the gravational force between deimos and a 3.0 kg rock at its surface is 2.5x10(-2)N..what is the mass of deimos ? Use the Universal Law of gravitation: Force= G Mm/distance^2 Solve for M. i did...
November 28, 2006 by arielle

science
Newton’s law of universal gravitation is rep- resented by F=GMm r2 Here F is the gravitational force, M and m are masses, and r is a length. Force has the SI units kg · m/s2. What are the SI units of the proportionality constant G? 1. m2/(kg2 · s2) 2. m/(kg · s2) 3. m2/kg 4. N...
August 31, 2013 by dani

Newtonian physics
Over time, non-specialists are usually able to assimilate radically new scientific ideas, even though these ideas may seem strange when they are initially introduced. Such was the case with Newtonian physics; when Newton proposed his ideas regarding motion and gravitation in ...
November 12, 2008 by Anonymous

MATH HELP
Law of Gravitation- Find an expression for the magnitude of the initial velocity that a projectile must possess in order to leave the earth when air friction is neglected. The gravitational constant for g is, G = 6.67428*10^-11 m^3 Kg^-1 s^-2 Please answer the question fully ...
May 2, 2011 by Dwayne

Science check answer quick!
I really do not understand Number 7 Which of these does Newton's law of universal gravitation imply? (Points : 1) The force of gravity between two objects is inversely proportional to the product of the two masses. <-- Earth's gravity acts on people inside a space station ...
January 7, 2014 by Gianna

physics
Physics Gravitation help...? hello People i need some help with my physics revision sheet. i cant seem to get my head round it. if anyone could help by telling me how to work it out to get the right answer i would be grateful... answers would also be appreciated. ok here is ...
March 9, 2012 by basher

Math BOBPURSLEY HELP HELP HELP HELP
Law of Gravitation- Find an expression for the magnitude of the initial velocity that a projectile must possess in order to leave the earth when air friction is neglected. The gravitational constant for g is, G = 6.67428*10^-11 m^3 Kg^-1 s^-2 Please answer the question fully ...
May 2, 2011 by Dwayne

physics
20. does the international space station have gravitational pe? ke? explain? -It has gravitation pe. I thought that Gravitational potential energy is the energy stored in an object as the result of its vertical position or height? 30.a moving hammer hits a nail and drives it ...
October 17, 2007 by jess

calculus
newtons law of gravitation says that the magnitude F of the force exerted by a body of mass m on a bod of mass M is F=GmM/r^2 where G is the gravitational constant and r is the distance between the bodies. a)find dF/dr and explain its meaning. What does te minue sign mean? b)...
October 11, 2007 by cassie

physics
1. 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? (Note: this question refers to Newton’s equation for the force of gravity ...
August 21, 2011 by Anonymous

physics
1. 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? (Note: this question refers to Newton’s equation for the force of gravity ...
January 24, 2014 by Anika

physics
please check my answers. 20. does the international space station have gravitational pe? ke? explain? -It has gravitation pe. I thought that Gravitational potential energy is the energy stored in an object as the result of its vertical position or height? 30.a moving hammer ...
October 16, 2007 by jess

Calculus
Okay so I have the following question and I am totally stuck: Newton's Law of Gravitation says that the magnitude F or the force exerted by a body of mass m on a body of mass M given by F=(GmM)/r^2 where G is the gravitational constant and r the distance between the bodies. A ...
October 12, 2006 by Tracy

Physics
Four 1,000,000- kg masses are arranged in a square, 150 meters on a side. To the nearest ten thousandth of a Newton, what is the magnitude of the force the mass in the lower left hand corner? Can someone please explain this to me in a detailed manner? I know this somehow ...
August 13, 2010 by Skyler

Calc
Newton's Law of Gravitation says that the magnitude F of the force exerted by a body of mass m on a body of mass M is the following. F=(GmM)/r^2 Here G is the gravitational constant and r is the distance between the bodies. (a) Find dF/dr (b) Suppose it is known that Earth ...
November 3, 2009 by Josh

Math
The universal law of gravitation determines the amount of force exerted by a constant mass (M) on another constant mass (m), separated by a distance (r), is given by the expression F = ( -GmM )/r^2 a) What mathematical expression characterises the instant rate of change of the...
October 15, 2011 by Raf

11th grade
I really need assistance in starting a project that is due in 2 weeks. I basically need to create a gravity-powered vehicle that will go travel down a ramp, go across the floor 1 meter away and hit a wall. The catch is that there will be a "passenger" (an egg) and a safety ...
December 4, 2009 by Kayla

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