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physics
horizontal and vertical component of earth's magnetic field at a place are 0.22 tesla and 0.38 tesla respectively then find the resultant intensity of magnetic field

math
mass of earth is 5.97x10^24kg. and mass of moon is 7.35x10^22kg what is the total mass

earth science
The table below the C-14 Decay curve and the Correction curves contains the % Modern values for 4 samples.

physics
The first Lunar Olympics is to be held on the Moon inside a huge dome. Of the usual Olympic events - track and field, gymnastics, and so on - which would be drastically affected by the Moon's gravity? In which events would Earth=based records be broken? In which events would ...

science
Can you please give examples of the interaction of 4 spheres/subsystems of the earth.

Riddle
I am something, I appear first on earth, second in heaven. I appear twice in a week, Never in a month, but I appear once in a year what am I?

Science
Darren the astronaut traveled to Planet U-427, a planet that is as big as Earth but is half the mass of Earth. What can you say about Darren's weight in this planet?

Science
How is the temperature of the Earth affected by factors controlling the balance between incoming radiation and radiation emitted...?

Physics
The radius of the planet venus is nearly the same of that of the eart but it's mass is only 80% that of the earth. If an object weighs We on the earth (a) what does it weigh on venus (b) calculate the value of g in venus

Chemistry
In the troposphere the atmospheric pressure decreases about 10 kPa and the temperature decreases about 279 K for every kilometer above the earth's surface you go. As a weather balloon released from the ground rises up will its volume increase, decrease or stay the same? Offer ...

physics
a boat heads directly across a river with a speed through the water 8m/s. the river current is 2m/s a. what is the magnitude and direction of the boat velocity relative to the earth? b.when the boat reaches the other bank, how far will it be?

physics
An observer on Earth sees an alien vessel approach at a speed of 0.44c. The Enterprise comes to the rescue, overtaking the aliens while moving directly toward Earth at a speed of 0.89c relative to Earth. What is the speed of one vessel as seen by the other?

Physics, fluid mechanics
The temperature of earth atmosphere drops 5°C for every 1km elevation above the earth surface. If the air temperature at ground level is 15°C and 760 mmHg, determine the elevation in m when the pressure is 380 mmHg. Assume the air is an ideal gas with molecular weight of 29 ...

Science
Earth is sphere yes or No

civics
There is a public debate between the three candidates for the U.S. Senate. During the debate, the topics of oil and energy are addressed. Each candidate expressed their view on the issue: Edgar Eisenhower: "We need to cut our dependence on foreign oil. Instead, let's use the ...

science
Which sequence shows the correct order of Earth’s geologic time intervals from oldest to youngest?

PHYSICS
the radius of the planet Venus is nearly the same as that of the earth.if an object weighs We on the earth,what is valu

physics relativity
An observer on Earth sees you travel 1000 m at half the speed of light. What distance do you think that you travelled?

Science
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. I ...

Science
Explain the law of motion needed to solve this problem and then solve it. On Planet Zorg, a 30 kg barbell can be lifted by only exerting a force of 180 N. What is the acceleration of gravity on Planet Zorg? Predict how the motion of this object would change if on Earth.

Science
Can someone help me/check with this work? 1. _______ is the rate of change of position. A.Speed***** B.Velocity C.Acceleration D.Deceleration 2. Which of the following is the difference between speed and velocity? A. direction***** B.units C.speed D.none of the above 3.A ...

Science
Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune: what is one reason why life probably does not exist on these four planets? A) They have no gravity. B) They are the gas planets. C) They are the giant planets. **** D) They are the rocky planets. Earth seems to be the only planet in our ...

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Earth seems to be the only planet in our solar system that can support life. All BUT ONE of these is a reason why life is found only on Earth. That is A) a moderate climate. Reactivate B) the presence of water on Earth. C) it is the perfect distance from the sun. D) it has ...

Weather
Which factor has the biggest impact on Earth's seasons? A) Earth's revolution. B) Earth's elliptical orbit. C) Earth's tilt on its axis. D) Earth's distance from the Sun. ***

Planets
Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune: what is one reason why life probably does not exist on these four planets? A) They have no gravity. B) They are the gas planets. C) They are the giant planets. **** D) They are the rocky planets. Earth seems to be the only planet in our ...

Moon Science
What causes the phases of the moon as observed from the Earth? A) Filtering of the light from the moon due to the Earth's atmosphere. B) The tidal forces of the Earth's oceans change the appearance of the moon. C) Change in distance of the moon from the Earth as it orbits in ...

Science
A meteorite is DIFFERENT from a comet mainly because has a tail of ice and dust enters the earth's atmosphere*** has a nucleus made of snow and rock is found in the orbit between Mars and Jupiter

Scienc
The Main difference between terrestrial planets and gas giants is the way they are formed the shape of their obits the level of their density*** the plane in which they lie Where is most of Earth's freshwater located in lakes in rivers in oceans in glaciers***

Science
A hurricane becomes more powerful be evaporating water from? lakes mountains oceans*** rivers 1. Over time, scientists have changed their model of our solar system. It has transitioned from A) a sun-centered to an moon-centered model. B) a sun-centered to an earth-centered ...

Science
The sun's apparent motion across the sky from East to West daily is due to the A) rotation of the sun. B) rotation of the earth.*** C) orbit of the earth around the sun. D) orbit of the sun around the earth

Physics
an earth satellite has an elliptical orbit with an eccentricity value, e=0.40 and on orbital period of 10 hours and 54.0 minutes. Find the height above the surface at its closest approach point.

Social studies. PLS HELP
19. Byzantines believed that their emperor(1 point ) A. should report to the pope B. represented Jesus Christ on earth C. was immortal D. should be more religious

Physics
For a I got 36666.67 seconds which I don't know if its right and then b I know my answer is wrong because I got 0.0375 for wavelength.And I don't understand how to do e or f.   The Voyager 1 spacecraft is at the edge of the solar system, about 11 billion km away. (a) How ...

L.A
"President Lincoln's Declaration of Emancipation, January 1, 1863" by Frances E. W. Harper 3. How is the poem an analogy? a)It reveals the way the Emancipation Proclamation improved Americans' lives for years, just like the way sun casts light on the dark Earth. b) It shows ...

SS Check
PLZ CHECK MY ANSWERS! 1. Some Polynesian islands are ring-shaped coral islands that surround a body of water, or (1 point) • copra. • coral. • atolls.** • plates. 2. In the mid-1800s, what event played a part in the large increase in British immigration to Australia? (...

Physics
An observer on Earth sees you travel 1000 m at half the speed of light. What distance do you think that you travelled?

Physics
The Voyager 1 spacecraft is at the edge of the solar system, about 11 billion km away. (a) How long does a radio signal from Voyager 1 take to get to the Earth? (b) Its radio works at 8 GHz. What is the wavelength? (c) What type of light is this? (d) What is the energy of...

Math
The distance, "d", to the horizon (= farthest point on the earth still visible) for an object that is "h" miles above the surface of the earth is given the formula d = the square root of 8000h +h^2. Determine how many miles above the surface of the earth is an orbiting ...

science
Which statement most accurately compares Earth’s crust and Earth’s mantle?

Physics special relativity
The distance from earth to the galactic centre is 23000 ly. What constant speed would be required to make the journey in 30 y of an astronaut's lifetime? I know the answer should be 0.99999915c but don't know how to get there with time dilation or length contraction

Physics
A particle with a charge of -4.5 x 10-5 C, a mass of 2.5 x 10-7 kg, and a velocity of 7.0 x 10-5 m/s [E] is traveling perpendicularly through an external magnetic field such that the force of gravity is balanced by the magnetic force. Determine the direction and magnitude of ...

hello reiny damon steve can you help me physics
Find the Gravitational potential at a point on the earth's surface. Take mass of earth as 5.98*10^24kg, it's radius as 6.38*10^6m and G=6.67*10^-11Nm^2kg^-2. Plz i need sir damon and steve including reiny to show me step and solution plz

physics
the rate at which radiant energy from the sun reaches the earth's upper atmosphere is about 1.50kW/m2. the distance from the earth to the sun is 1.50*10^11m, and the radius of the sun is 6.96 * 10^8m. if the sun radiates as an ideal black body (e=1), what is the temperature of...

Pre-Algebra
A radio signal travels at 3.00*10^8 meters per second. How many seconds will it take for a radio signal to travel from a satellite to the surface of Earth if the satellite is orbiting at a height of 3.54*10^7?

english
Please help if my answers are correct and let me know the correct answers below. thank you. Can we see (1) _____ the earth is a globe? Yes, we can. When we watch a ship that sails out to sea, we can see that the ship begins (2) _____. The bottom of the ship disappears first, ...

language arts
from the dramatization of Dragonwings by Lawrence Yep 1 Scene 9 Piedmont, later that day outside the stable. 2 MOON SHADOW: September twenty-second, Nineteen-ought-nine. Dear Mother. I have bad news. We are going to lose Dragonwings before father can fly it. Black Dog stole ...

Math (Physics)
A galaxy is moving away from Earth. The "blue" hydrogen line at 434 nm emitted from the galaxy is measured on Earth to be 458 nm . Part A How fast is the galaxy moving? Answer--> v=____ c Part B How far is it from Earth based on Hubble's law? Answer--> d=____ ly [Please ...

science
1.where is most freshwater found on earth? A.lakes and rivers B.oceans and seas C.Underground D.icecaps and glaciers

Astronomy
1. What color are stars that are very hot and very bright? A. Red B. Blue C. White D. Yellow 2. During the contraction of a protostar, density increases and ______ rises. A. Nuclear energy B. Dust C. Temperature D. Outflow 3. What is the apparent brightness of a star? A. How ...

Math
Find the exact ratio of the equator to the distance around the Earth at latitude 45 degrees north. (Assume the Earth is a perfect sphere.)

Algebra
Astronomers measure large distances in light-years. One light-year is the distance that light can travel in one year, or approximately 5.88 *10^12 miles. Suppose a star is 3.2 * 10^2 light-years from Earth. In scientific notation, approximately how many miles is it? A)1.88 x ...

Astronomy
Please check my answers 1. What size are most exosolar planets that have been detected? A. Small like the moon B. Same size as earth C. More massive than Jupiter D. More massive than the sun 2. Which NASA space mission, launched in 2009, has the goal of determining if planets ...

Math and science
A metorite weighs 300 n on the moon.The moon's force of gravity is 1/6 that of earth.What is the metorite's weight on earth's

Physics
okay for a) I got the answer as 11.67 seconds and did v=d/t and for b) i found that wavelength= 6km. Im confused how the 100 m deep affects the equation for c and d. The 2011 Japan tsunami was triggered by an earthquake 70 km offshore. The earthquake travels through the earth ...

Astronomy
1. What size are most exosolar planets that have been detected? A. Small like the moon B. Same size as earth C. More massive than Jupiter D. More massive than the sun 2. Which NASA space mission, launched in 2009, has the goal of determining if planets like earth are rare or ...

Social science
What role do wind patterns and ocean currents play in the earth's climate? (10)

Physics
A 2.00 ✕ 106 Hz radio signal is sent a distance of 7.30 ✕ 1010 meters from Earth to a spaceship orbiting Mars. Approximately how much time does it take the radio signal to travel from Earth to the spaceship?

Chemistry
1. The atmosphere of earth is an example of what kind of solution? A. liquid-liquid B. gas-liquid C. gas-gas*** D. solid liquid 2. Which of the following will result in a greater amount of oxygen dissolving in water? A. Heat the water*** B. Decrease the oxygen gas pressure C. ...

Pre-Algebra
There are about 3x10^20 gallons of salt water on the earth, while there are about 6x10^18 gallons of fresh water. About how many times the amount of fresh water is the amount of salt water? A. 2 TIMES B. 50 TIMES C. 200 TIMES D. 500 TIMES

tangential velocity physics
find the tangential velocity of earth and moon

Science
When are tides in the earth's oceans the highest

Algebra
Astronomers measure large distances in light-years. One light-year is the distance that light can travel in one year, or approximately 5.88*10^12 miles. Suppose a star is 3.2*10^12 light-years from Earth. In scientific notation, approximately how many miles is it? a) 1.88 * 10...

science
Which of the following would cause the greatest decrease in gravitational force between the earth and the moon? an increase in the earth's mass an increase in the moon's mass an increase in the distance between the earth and the moon a decrease in the distance between the ...

Physics
Dean is hunting in the Northwest Territory at a location where the earth's magnetic field is 7.0x 10^-5 T. He shoots at a duck decoy by mistake, and the rubber bullet he is using acquires a charge of 2.0 x 10 ^ -12 C as it leaves his gun at 300m/s, perpendicular to the earth's...

physics
The hood ornament of Abe's car is shaped like a ring 0.06m in diameter. Abe is driving toward the west so that the earth's 5.0x10^-5 T field provides no flux through the hood ornament. What is the induced voltage in the metal ring as Abe turns from this street onto one where ...

Physics
A wasp accumulates 1.0x10^-14C of charge while flying perpendicular to the earth's magnetic field of 4.0X10^-5T. How fast is the wasp flying if the magnetic force acting on it is 3.0x 10^-16N?

physics
Dean is hunting in the Northwest Territory at a location where the earth's magnetic field is 8.0x 10^-5 T. He shoots at a duck decoy by mistake, and the rubber bullet he is using acquires a charge of 3.0 x 10 ^ -12 C as it leaves his gun at 300m/s, perpendicular to the earth's...

physics
The hood ornament of Abe's car is shaped like a ring 0.06m in diameter. Abe is driving toward the west so that the earth's 5.0x10^-5 T field provides no flux through the hood ornament. What is the induced voltage in the metal ring as Abe turns from this street onto one where ...

SCIENE ASAP
Hello! I am having some trouble with this one question. I know that the Earth's gravitational force pulls the train towards the ground, but I do not know how the other forces act on the train. Any help is super appreciated:) Q: Explain how gravitational, electrical, and ...

Science
1. How did planetesmals form planets? A. They broke apart into smaller chunks. B. They collided and stuck together.<<(I think it's this answer) C. They cooled and pulled ice together. D. They began to rotate. 2. What distance was used to define the astronomical unit (AU...

Physics-Graivty
Suppose planet earth suddenly grew in size, so that its radius was twice as large as before. Also suppose that at the same time, its mass also doubled to twice its former mass. If you weight used to be 700 N, what is it on this "new" Earth. Describe why this is the answer ...

Physics
At what height above the earth's surface. the acceleration due to gravity will be 1/9th of its value at the earth's surface. Re = 6400km

Physics
A rocket speeding through space at 0.3c launches a small satellite. If the satellite is launched with its own velocity in the direction of the rocket’s motion at 0.4c, what will be the satellite’s observed velocity from the perspective of someone watching it from Earth?

Science---Hurry Please Help!
If Earth were located where Mars is in space, the temperature of Earth would A) be significantly higher. B) be significantly lower. C) be about the same. D) fluctuate greatly. B maybe?

Science
Water on Earth is either freshwater or saltwater. What is the percent ratio of freshwater to percent saltwater on Earth? A) 1% freshwater : 99% saltwater B) 3% freshwater : 97% saltwater C) 30% freshwater : 70% saltwater D) 50% freshwater : 50% saltwater I think it is either ...

Science
The sun's apparent motion across the sky from East to West daily is due to the A) rotation of the sun. B) rotation of the earth. C) orbit of the earth around the sun. D) orbit of the sun around the earth. I think the answer would be c.

Science
Identify the benefits that your space mission might provide for modern society. Explore the possibility of connecting your space mission with satellites that are already gathering information as they orbit Earth. i neeeeeeeeed help plzzzzzzzzzzz!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

science discussion
What evidence is there that the human species has been successful so far? Explain. What environmental pressures in the past do you think were most important in shaping the human species as it exists today? What environmental pressures exist now that you think may be shaping ...

Math
Assume the carrying capacity of the earth is 9 billion. Use the 1960s peak annual growth rate of 2.1​% and population of 3 billion to predict the base growth rate and current growth rate with a logistic model. Assume a current population of 6.8 billion. How does the ...

Science Earths Evolution
Tell me what you think plz 1.The Reason why it was not a solid planet yet is because Rocks or asteroids were still being formed. All there was were Dust and Tiny Particles were forming the asteroids. This was probably in the Hadean Era Because it was long ago, That’s ...

Science
Which of the following can be used to explain why fossils of the same kinds of organisms can be found in different regions of the world? biogeography adaptation continental drift dispersal** Which piece of children’s’ playground equipment could be used to model and explain...

Math
The speed of light is 3x10^8 m/s. If the sun is 1.5 x10^11 meters from the earth, how many seconds does it take light to reach the earth?

Science
Some constellations such as Ursa Minor, are visible in the sky year round other constellations appear for only part of the year.Explain why this happens. The earth moves in its orbit, so the direction facing away from the sun changes during the year. We only see stars in the ...

physics
Considering the factors that affect gravitational pull, in which location would the gravitational pull from the earth be SMALLEST on you? A) visiting friends at the beach B) visiting Santa on the second floor of the mall C) visiting Uncle Chrissy in the Himalayan Mountains D) ...

modern physics
Missiles are fired towards the earth from a spacecraft. The missiles are moving with a speed of 0.8c with respect to the spacecraft. If the spacecraft itself has a speed of 0.3c with respect to Earth, how fast are the missiles observed to travel with respect to Earth? What ...

modern physics
The earth and the sun are 8.3 light-minutes apart in the same inertial frame. Two events occur at t = 0 on the earth and t = 3 minutes on the sun respectively. Calculate the time difference between the events according to an observer moving at u = 0.6c from the earth to the ...

Science
Mount St. Helens, the Great Lakes, and Death Valley are physical features of the earth. What is the scientific term used to describe these features? A. cartography B. topography C. geology D. contourology

science
Explain why Earth and other planets were not solid when they formed during the beginning of the Precambrian, approximately 4,600 million years ago (MYA). What was this particular time period called, and why is this time period not really considered a part of Earth’s ...

modern physics
A star emits light with wavelength 120 nm. An observer on earth measures the wavelength of the light received from the star to be 600 nm. Calculate the speed with which the star is moving.

modern physics
Missiles are fired towards the earth from a spacecraft. The missiles are moving with a speed of 0.8c with respect to the spacecraft. If the spacecraft itself has a speed of 0.3c with respect to Earth, how fast are the missiles observed to travel with respect to Earth? What ...

modern physics
The earth and the sun are 8.3 light-minutes apart in the same inertial frame. Two events occur at t = 0 on the earth and t = 3 minutes on the sun respectively. Calculate the time difference between the events according to an observer moving at u = 0.6c from the earth to the ...

Science
How are earth and Venus similar? How is Venus different from Earth? Provide two similarities and two differences.

Science
What would be the effect on the seasons and the northern and southern hemispheres if Earth were not tilted?

Biology
the eventual evolution of living organisms on earth is based upon the following theory: during the early stages of the earth's history the chemical characteristics of the world changed as the conditions on the planet changed. The changes established the conditions necessary ...

Astronomy
The gravity lock of the Moon to Earth is silimar to the action of a A) giant pendulum B) spinning top C) master key D) tidal wave E) magnetic compass I'm torn between A and E.

Astronomy
Please help! I'm really behind and need to catch up. 1. The rings orbiting the Jovian planets may have been small ____ that got too close to the planets long ago. A. Comets B. Asteroids C. Moons D. Meteors 2. What is the composition of the rings around the Jovian planets? A. ...

physical science
If sam drops a 40 kg mass from a height of 20 meters on earth how much was the potential energy of the mass before he dropped it a-800 j b-784 n-m c-800 n-m d-7840 j e- 200 j

science
If sam drops a 40 kg mass from a height of 20 meters on earth how much was the potential energy of the mass before he dropped it a-800 j b-784 n-m c-800 n-m d-7840 j e- 200 j

Science
The following sphere is responsible for forming the solid shell of Earth that holds up life? -Hydrosphere -Lithosphere -Atmosphere -Biosphere** Explain the interaction between the four main components of Earth's physical systems. Be sure to include the name of each system and ...

SS
how did rachel carson affect the environment? A: she wrote a book that caused congress to ban a pesticide. B: she developed the technology that allow us to recycle. C: she started the celebration of earth day. D: she was the first director of the environmental protection agency

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