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Earth Science

i need help on a question "Describe how Earth would be different today if it contained no radio active material. What would the consequences be for the Earth's interior layers?" please help and thanky you

Earth Science

i need help on a question "Describe how Earth would be different today if it contained no radio active material. What would the consequences be for the Earth's interior layers?" please help and thanky you

physics

Suppose a person weighs 160 pounds on Earth. How much would that person weigh on a planet that was three times as massive as Earth and had a radius that was twice that of Earth's?

physics

i cant solve this problem i need for help please through how many does a point on the earth's surface move in 6h as a result of the earth's rotation ? what is the speed of a point on the equator ? take the radian of the earth to be 6370 km thank you

physics

i cant solve this problem i need for help please through how many does a point on the earth's surface move in 6h as a result of the earth's rotation ? what is the speed of a point on the equator ? take the radian of the earth to be 6370 km thank you

physics

A planet has two satellite moons. Moon X has an orbital period of 2.13 days. Moon Y has an orbital period of about 3.53 days. Both moons have nearly circular orbits. Use Kepler's third law to find the distance of each satellite from the planet's center. The planet's mass is 2....

Physicsss

A planet has two satellite moons. Moon X has an orbital period of 2.13 days. Moon Y has an orbital period of about 3.53 days. Both moons have nearly circular orbits. Use Kepler's third law to find the distance of each satellite from the planet's center. The planet's mass is 2....

Physics

A planet has two satellite moons. Moon X has an orbital period of 2.13 days. Moon Y has an orbital period of about 3.53 days. Both moons have nearly circular orbits. Use Kepler's third law to find the distance of each satellite from the planet's center. The planet's mass is 2....

Physics

A spaceship of mass 175,000 kg travels from the Earth to the Moon along a line that passes through the center of the Earth and the center of the Moon. At what distance from the center of the Earth is the force due to the Earth twice the magnitude of the force due to the Moon? ...

English

In the story “If I Forget Thee, Oh Earth…” why did Marvin’s father take him to see the view of earth from The Colony? A. The Colony had just discovered earth as a new planet in their galaxy, and he wanted to share the exciting news. B. He wanted Marvin to understand ...

physics

The value of g at the Earth's surface is about 9.8 m/s2. What is the value of g at a distance from the Earth's center that is 9.5 times the Earth's radius?

earth

The weight of a large animal is 120 kg on earth , what is the weight on the moon with one-sixth the gravity of the earth ?

earth

At what height above the earth surface will an austranouts experience only half the gravitation that he experience on earth

physics

The earth has a radius of 6380 km and turns around once on its axis in 24 h. 1)What is the radial acceleration of an object at the earth's equator? Give your answer in m/s^2 2) What is the radial acceleration of an object at the earth's equator? Give your answer as a fraction ...

Physics I am lost please help

A planet has two satellite moons. Moon X has an orbital period of 2.13 days. Moon Y has an orbital period of about 3.53 days. Both moons have nearly circular orbits. Use Kepler's third law to find the distance of each satellite from the planet's center. The planet's mass is 2....

Physics

Whenever two Apollo astronauts were on the surface of the Moon, a third astronaut orbited the Moon. Assume the orbit to be circular and 400 km above the surface of the Moon. At this altitude, the free-fall acceleration is 1.11 m/s2. The radius of the Moon is 1.70 106 m. (a) ...

physics

Whenever two Apollo astronauts were on the surface of the Moon, a third astronaut orbited the Moon. Assume the orbit to be circular and 720 km above the surface of the Moon, where the acceleration due to gravity is 0.839 m/s2. The radius of the Moon is 1.70 106 m. (a) ...

physics

Whenever two Apollo astronauts were on the surface of the Moon, a third astronaut orbited the Moon. Assume the orbit to be circular and 720 km above the surface of the Moon, where the acceleration due to gravity is 0.839 m/s2. The radius of the Moon is 1.70 106 m. (a) ...

astronomy

Your "weight" on Earth is a measure of the gravitational force between you and the Earth. What would your "weight" be on Mars? Mars has half the radius of Earth, and one-tenth the mass of Earth. Therefore your weight on Mars would be

Physics

A perforated bead of mass 37g moves on a frictionless horizontal circular track of radius R=0.65m. The track runs through the bead. When the bead is at rest in the horizontal position, it is tied to a spring at the centre of the track. The unstretched length of the spring is R...

Art

Writeacher, I urgently need you to check these sentences. Thank you very much. 1)After that we are going (we'll go?which form would you use to describe your summer holiday?) on a guided tour of the science museum. 2) We'll spend some time in the city centre doing shopping. ...

English

The following are what you should not do for safety reasons. 1. You must not run in the hallway. 2. You must not throw away trash into the river. 3. You must not fight with your classmates. 4. You must not carry matches to the mountains. 5. You must not make a fire in the ...

Earth Science

1. The water cycle is the _____. A. distribution of drinking water on Earth ?**? B. unending circulation of Earth's water supply ?**? C. the recycling of water after industrial use ?**? D. the evaporation of water from Earth's surface ?**? 2. Plants release water into the ...

University Physics (Cal-Based)

Calculate the velocity of a 20kg object that is dropped from a height h above the Earth, where h is very large compared to the radius of the Earth. The radius of the Earth is 6380 m and the mass is 5.94 x 10^24 kg.

Physics

Take the mass of the Earth to be 5.98 × 1024 kg. If the Earth’s gravitational force causes a falling 66 kg student to accelerate downward at 9.8 m/s2, determine the upward accelera- tion of the Earth during the student’s fall.

physics

n object is dropped from rest from a height 5.8 × 106 m above the surface of the earth. If there is no air resistance, what is its speed when it strikes the earth? The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s2 and the radius of the Earth is 6.37 × 106 m. Answer in units of km/s.

physics

Joe has a weight of 850 N (about 193 lb) when he is standing on the surface of the Earth. What would his weight (the gravitational force due to the Earth) be if he tripled his distance from the center of the Earth by flying in a spacecraft?

physics

A light rigid bar is suspended horizontally from two vertical wires, one of steel and one of brass. Each wire is 2.00m long. The diameter of the steel wire is 0.60mm and the length of the bar AB is 0.20m. When a mass of 10.0kg is suspended from the centre of AB the bar remains...

physics

A light rigid bar is suspended horizontally from two vertical wires, one of steel and one of brass. Each wire is 2.00m long. The diameter of the steel wire is 0.60mm and the length of the bar AB is 0.20m. When a mass of 10.0kg is suspended from the centre of AB the bar remains...

Physics

Take into account the Earth's rotational speed (1 rev/day) and use 5 significant figures. (a) Determine the necessary speed, with respect to Earth, for a rocket to escape if fired from the Earth at the equator in a direction eastward. (The escape velocity from the surface of ...

physics

1) Obtain the binding energies of 4He and 18O in the Hartree-Fock aproximmation. Use as variational space three oscillator shells for every occupied orbit. Don't use the spin-orbit coupling term. 2) Calculate (using oscillator wave functions with the appropriate frecuency), ...

Chemistry

The mass of the earth is known to be about 5.98 X10^24kg assume that it is approx. spherical with an average diameter of 1.276X10^7 METERS. from these data calculate the average density of the earth(g/cm^3) could the earth be made mostly of water (density=1.00g/cm^3), abundant...

physics

A planet has a radius of about 0.85 times Earth's radius and a mass of only 0.74 times Earth's mass. Estimate the acceleration due to gravity on the planet. Use M_{Earth} = 5.972 x 10^{24} kilograms and r_{Earth} = 6370 kilometers a_{planet} = ________________{m}/{s^2} (no ...

Physics

From your intergalactic survey base, you observe a moon in a circular orbit about a faraway planet. You know the distance to the planet/moon system, and you determine the maximum angle of separation between the two and the period of the moon's orbit. Assuming that the moon is ...

physics

How close must two electrons be if the electric force between them is equal to the weight of either at the earth's surface?

Earth Science

2. To make observations, an observer must always use (1)experiments (2)the senses (3)proportion (4)mathematical calculations Is it (2)?

Earth science

How long an exposure would a photographer need to photograph star trails that are complete circles? Why? The star Sirius is 4.3 light years from Earth. Determine the distance to Sirius in km and in astronomical units. THe moon's average distance from Earth is about 380,000 km...

physics- multiple choice

1. A transport truck pulls on a trailer with a force of 600N [E]. The trailer pulls on the transport truck with a force a) of zero b) of less than 600 N is the truck is slowing down c) equal to 600 N only if the truck is moving at constant velocity d) equal to 600 N no matter ...

physics

i keep trying to put this in my calculator but i keep getting the wrong answer...can someone please try it on their calculator and help me? thnks (a) Find the distance r to geosynchronous orbit. Apply Kepler's third law. T^2=((4pi^2)/(GM_E))r^3 Substitute the period in seconds...

Astronomy

Calculate the ratio of the escape velocities from the moon and Earth. Calculate the ratio of the escape velocities from the moon and Earth In order to escape the gravitaional pull exerted by a central body on an orbiting object, it must must achieve a minimum inertial velocity...

Physics-VASTS

The Mass Budget: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Repair Mission Operational Concept Math Problem: The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has encountered a failure in its High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera. Mission Case: As the HiRISE camera contains the ...

Calculus

assuming the population of the earth changes at a rate proportional to the current population further, it is estimated that at time t=0, the earth's population was 600 million, at t=300, it's population was 2.8 billion. find an expression giving the population of the earth at ...

Calculus

Assuming the population of the earth changes at a rate proportional to the current population further, it is estimated that at time t=0, the earth's population was 600 million, at t=300, it's population was 2.8 billion. find an expression giving the population of the earth at ...

earth science

compared to earth, earth jupiter

Physics

"If a small planet were located 8 times as far as the Earth's distance from the Sun, what would be its period in Earth years?" (22.5 earth years) As a note, we are given a table with all of the planets' masses and radii.

physics

Take the mass of the Earth to be 5.98 × 1024 kg. If the Earth’s gravitational force causes a falling 74 kg student to accelerate downward at 9.8 m/s2, determine the upward acceleration of the Earth during the student’s fall. Answer in units of m/s2

physics

Calculate the magnitudes of the gravitational forces exerted on the Moon by the Sun and by the Earth when the two forces are in direct competition, that is, when the Sun, Moon, and Earth are aligned with the Moon between the Sun and the Earth. (This alignment corresponds to a ...

Physics

Find the magnitude of the gravitational attraction force that the earth exerts on a 62-kilogram astronaut who is 8.00 X 10^7 meters away from the center of the earth. Useful numbers: M^earth=5.98 X 10^24kg; G=6.67 X 10^-11 N*m^2kg^-2 Please walk me through your steps, don't ...

PHYSICS

The microwaves in a microwave oven are produced in a special tube called a magnetron. The electrons orbit in a magnetic field of 9.3×10−2 T at a frequency of 2.6 GHz, and as they do so they emit 2.6 GHz electromagnetic waves. If the maximum diameter of the electron ...

physics

In a hydrogen atom, if the radius of the orbit of the electron is doubled, then its energy will ... a)Decrease by a factor of 2 b)Remain the same c)Increase by a factor of 2 d)Actually, it is not possible for the radius of the orbit to double e)Increase or decrease by a factor...

Physics

Let us assume that the muon production happens at an altitude of about 15 kilometers above the surface of the Earth, and that the produced muons have a velocity of 0.99 c. Thus, in the Earth system, it takes the muon approx. 50500 nanoseconds to reach the surface of the Earth...

Calculus

Explain fully please and thank you! =) Determine the point of intersection of the lines L1: r= (1,3,7) + s(1,2,-2),seR and L2: v=(0,2,-3) +t(1,1,4), teR. a) P(1,3,1) b P(1,3,7) c) The lines coincide d) no point of intersection

Earth Science

My child is doing a project on the earth. He is trying to do a power point presentation on the earth. He ran across information that stated, "The earth is divided into several layers which have distinct chemicals and seismic properties". He would like to know something that he...

Physics

A 1000kg space craft at 500m/s is on a collision course with a 400kg satellite travelling at 700m/s. Their paths are converging at a 45 degree angle. After the collision, they remain locked together. a) calculate their final speed b) calculate the quantity of non-kinetic ...

Physics

A 1000kg space craft at 500m/s is on a collision course with a 400kg satellite travelling at 700m/s. Their paths are converging at a 45 degree angle. After the collision, they remain locked together. a) calculate their final speed b) calculate the quantity of non-kinetic ...

physics

A 7710-kg rocket is set for vertical firing from the earth's surface. If the exhaust speed is 1350 m/s, how much gas must be ejected each second in order for the thrust to be equal to the weight of the rocket? How much gas must be ejected each second to give the rocket an ...

physics

Take the mass of the Earth to be 5.98 × 1024 kg. If the Earth’s gravitational force causes a falling 52 kg student to accelerate downward at 9.8 m/s2, determine the upward accelera- tion of the Earth during the student’s fall. Answer in units of m/s2.

Physics

Take the mass of the Earth to be 5.98 × 1024 kg. If the Earth’s gravitational force causes a falling 44 kg student to accelerate downward at 9.8 m/s2, determine the upward accelera- tion of the Earth during the student’s fall. Answer in units of m/s2.

Physics

A 910kg object is released from rest at an altitude of 1200 km above the north pole of the earth. If we ignore atmospheric friction, with what speed does the object strike the surface of the earth? (the polar radius of the earth is 6357 km)

Physics

11-098-satellite_and_junk.jpg A spherical satellite of radius 4.6 m and mass M = 195 kg is originally moving with velocity vsatellite,i = < 3000, 0, 0 > m/s, and is originally rotating with an angular speed ?1 = 2 radians/second, in the direction shown in the diagram. A ...

English

Thank you very much. I left out the following sentences. 1) I like everything in (of) the place where I live. My town is famous for its wines and truffles among other things. 2) There are a lot of sports facilities:tennis courts, a football pitch (ground?) and two outdoor and ...

Phyics Toughest question on earth

Estimate the time difference between the longest day and the shortest day of a year in seconds if you lived on the Earth's equator with the assumptions below. Note: this is not the difference between solstices as we are adjusting the earth's rotation axis to be in the orbital ...

Physics

How far from the center of the earth must a person be located in space so t hat his/her weight would be the same as when he/she is standing on the moon?

SCIENCE asap :P

Twice a year on Earth, the number of hours of darkness is equal to the number of hours of sunlight. These events, where both day and night are 12 hours, are the spring and autumn equinoxes.Which of these describes the orientation of the sun and Earth on these two days? A.Earth...

Meteorology

Posted a couple of days ago on this subject. The wind blows anti-clockwise round a depression (N Hemisphere). In a stereotypical depression isobars form fairly regular circles round the centre of the depression with kinks at the warm and cold fronts with the isobars in the ...

analytic geometry

1. The orbit of the earth is an ellipse with the sun at a focus, the semi-major axes 93 million miles and the eccentricity is 1/60. Find the greatest and least distance of the earth from the sun. 2. A battle shipping is sailing at a straight line towards east at 40km/hour from...

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, ...

physics

The Earth rotates on its own axis once per day (24.0h). What is the tangential speed of the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro (elevation 5895 m above sea level), which is located approximately on the equator, due to rotation of the Earth? The equatorial radius of Earth is 6378 km.

Physics

A student with mass 55 kg jumps off a high diving board. Using 6.0×10^24 kg for the mass of the earth, what is the acceleration of the earth toward her as she accelerates toward the earth with an acceleration of 9.8 m/s2 ? Assume that the net force on the earth is the force ...

science

When astronauts travel into space, they can still see Earth and the moon. why is this possible? A. The sun shines in the windows of their space vehicle. B. They view earth and moon through a telescope. C. The sun's light reflects off earth and the moon. D. The astronauts look ...

Math math help

the arch of a concrete bridge is a semi ellipse having a span of 60 ft and a central height of 20 ft. if the roadway is 25 ft above the base. find at 10 ft intervals the distance from the arch to the roadway. ( im completely lost which to solve/find) Igot this answer: " Make a...

physics

A raindrop has a mass of 5.6 × 10-7 kg and is falling near the surface of the earth. Calculate the magnitude of the gravitational force exerted (a) on the raindrop by the earth and (b) on the earth by the raindrop.

Physics please HELP

A meteor is approaching. Assume that the meteor started very far away from the earth and just grazes the earth. You may ignore all other forces except gravitational force between earth and meteor. Assume that mass of the meteor is much smaller than mass of the earth. With ...

Science

How does life on Earth depend on the sun? I put If the Earth is too near from the sun then it will be too hot and we wouldnt't be able to live. But if the Earth is too far from the Sun then it would be too cold. Is that a right answer?

Physics

Consider a space pod somewhere between earth and the moon, at just the right distance so that the gravitational attractions to Earth and Moon are equal. Is this location nearer Earth or Moon?

Physics

a. 2 objects each of mass 200 kg and 500 kg are separated by 50 cm. Where body of mass 20 kg should be placed so that the resultant force of gravity experienced by objects equal to zero? b. launched a rocket leaving Earth. Known radius of the earth 6.4 x 10 ³ km and ...

Algebra II

The force of attraction between the earth and some object is called the weight of that object. The law of gravitation states, then, that the weight of an object is inversely proportional to the square of its distance from the center of the earth. If a person weighs 120 lb on ...

Algebra II

The force of attraction between the earth and some object is called the weight of that object. The law of gravitation states, then, that the weight of an object is inversely proportional to the square of its distance from the center of the earth. If a person weighs 120 lb on ...

Physics

Europa, a satellite of Jupiter, appears to have an ocean beneath its icy surface. Proposals have been made to send a robotic submarine to Europa to see if there might be life there. There is no atmosphere on Europa, and we shall assume that the surface ice is thin enough that ...

physics universal gravity

find the gravitaional force of the sun that acts on a 50 kg peron standing on earth. mass of the sun = 2E30 kg distance from sun to earth = 1.5E11 m radius of earth = 6.4E6 m

geololgy

Earth and Venus are so similar in size and overall composition that they are almost “twins.” Why did these two planets evolve so differently? Why is Earth's atmosphere rich in oxygen and poor in carbon dioxide, whereas the reverse is true on Venus? What would happen to ...

physics

For a safe re-entry into the Earth's atmosphere the pilots of a space capsule must reduce their speed from 2.6 104 m/s to 1.0 104 m/s. The rocket engine produces a backward force on the capsule of 1.7 105 N. The mass of the capsule is 3800 kg. For how long must they fire their...

jupiter and earth

The planet of Jupiter is more than 300 times more massive than earth.however,an object scarcely weighs 3 times as much on the surface of Jupiter as it does on the surface of the earth. How can that be? Determine the radius of Jupiter in terms of earth radii.

Physics

Suppose a meteor of mass 3.30 1013 kg is moving at 32.0 km/s relative to the center of the Earth and strikes the Earth. Suppose the meteor creates the maximum possible decrease in the angular speed of the Earth by moving toward the west and striking a point on the equator ...

phys

An electron of kinetic energy 50 keV moves in a circular orbit perpendicular to a magnetic field of 0.405 T. Find the radius of the orbit. I tried using KE=mv^2/2 to find velocity. then using qBv=(mv^2)/r to solve for r. but my answer was wrong. I am pretty sure this is the ...

geography

Give one mineral for each physical property. Physical properties: (1)It must occur naturally. (2)It must be inorganic. (3)It must be a solid. (4)It must possess an orderly internal structure: that is, its atoms must be arranged in a definite pattern. (5)It must have a definite...

Economics

The Andrews Corporation produced satellite dishes, was purchased by another compay, which was a cable company: The Total Cost function for the New Company is: TC = 1,000 + 16Q – 16Q2, where the demand curve for Satellite Dishes is PS = 400 – QS and that for the cable ...

speed of rocket

how fast does a rocket need to go to break earth's gravitationl pull The final rocket velocity required to maintain a circular orbit around the Earth may be computed from the following: Vc = sqrt(µ/r) where Vc is the circular orbital velocity in feet per second, µ (...

History

Read the sentence. Nicholas Copernicus is best known for publishing works on his deathbed that discussed __________. Which most accurately completes the sentence? heliocentric theory and planetary orbits, including the orbit of the earth moon string theory, which is ...

astronomy

You are a pulsar astronomer, and you have been measuring the pulses from a particular milli-second pulsar for several hundred days. You find that they do not arrive at regular intervals - sometimes they arrive a little early and sometimes a little late. You assume that this is...

physics

Suppose that the attraction between the moon and the earth were due to Coulomb forces rather than gravitational force. What would be the magnitude of the charge required if equal but opposite charges resided on both earth and moon? Mass of earth = 5.98×1024 kg; mass of moon...

Physics

If a space station must "provide one sixth the magnitude of the acceleration due to gravity on Earth" Can I use 9.81ms^-2/6 or is that too simple? Thanks.

AP physics

suppose that the surface (radius=r) of the space station is rotating at 35.8 m/s. what must be the value of r for the astronauts to weigh one-half their earth weight?

Earth Science

which two criteria must be met before scientists can use radiocarbon dating? I need serious help dudes lol

Calculus

3) Consider rectangles located as shown in the first quadrant and inscribed under a decreasing curve, with the lower left hand corner at the origin and the upper right hand corner on the curve y = sqrt(9 - x2) Find the width, height and area of the largest such rectangle. let ...

thrthbr

In a synchrotron, electrons are accelerated to speeds close to the speed of light v≈c≈3×108 m/s Suppose that in a synchrotron, 100 billion (10^11) electrons move in a circular orbit of circumference L=300 m . Determine the electric current in Amps due the flow of ...

physics

The diameters of Earth and the Sun are approximately 1.3 107 m and 1.4 109 m respectively, and the average Sun-Earth distance is 1.5 1011 m. Consider a scale model of the solar system, where Earth is represented by a peppercorn 2.3 mm in diameter. Calculate the diameter of the...

Science

1.)Why is Earth’s temperature just right for life? (1 point) A.)Earth’s core is hot enough to heat Earth’s surface. B.)Earth’s magnetic field creates suitable temperatures on Earth’s surface. C.)Earth’s crust is warmed by heat from the sun. D.)Earth’s atmosphere ...

physics

A spaceship of mass m travels from the Earth to the Moon along a line that passes through the center of the Earth and the center of the Moon. (a) At what distance from the center of the Earth is the force due to the Earth three times the magnitude of the force due to the Moon?

science

write an account that considers what conditions would be required on an earth-like extrasolar planet for the carbon based life to evolve. In your answer you must keep in mind what is thought to have happened on earth, and you must: according to this i have to write about how ...

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