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physics

How long would it take for the Earth to complete a full turn if a person at 24.1° northern geographical latitude floats apparently weightlessly across the room? Use REarth = 6,375 km for the radius of Earth. Thank you

physics

A rocket is fired straight up through the atmosphere from the South Pole, burning out at an altitude of 208 km when traveling at 5.8 km/s. (a) What maximum distance from Earth's surface does it travel before falling back to Earth?

physics

How long would it take for the Earth to complete a full turn if a person at 56.4° northern geographical latitude floats apparently weightlessly across the room? Use REarth = 6,385 km for the radius of Earth.

math

How long would it take for the Earth to complete a full turn if a person at 43.8° northern geographical latitude floats apparently weightlessly across the room? Use REarth = 6,390 km for the radius of Earth.

physics

How long would it take for the Earth to complete a full turn if a person at 49.2° northern geographical latitude floats apparently weightlessly across the room? Use REarth = 6,385 km for the radius of Earth

Physics

How long would it take for the Earth to complete a full turn if a person at 49.6° northern geographical latitude floats apparently weightlessly across the room? Use REarth = 6,384 km for the radius of Earth.

Physics

How long would it take for the Earth to complete a full turn if a person at 32.6° northern geographical latitude floats apparently weightlessly across the room? Use REarth = 6,384 km for the radius of Earth.

physics

You stand on the seat of a chair and then hop off. During the time you are in flight down to the floor, the Earth is lurching up toward you with an acceleration a. If your mass is 52 kg, what is the value of a? Visualize the Earth as a perfectly solid object.

Earth Science

Computer models of Earth's climate project increases in the average temperature from 2°C to 6°C by the end of the century. Have these high temperatures ever occurred before in the past 400 000 years?

Earth's Dynamic Atmosphere

Because scientists were so puzzled by the phenomenon of energy through the vacuum of space, what did they call the material they assumed existed between the Earth and the Sun? A. Ether B. Sciosphere C. Plasma D. Albedo my answer is a.

college algebra

The diameter of the Earth is approximately 7,920 miles. Given that the circumference of a circle is pi times its diameter, which statement best describes the length of a trip from Washington to Masdagascar that is approximately 8,600 miles long? a.One fourth of the ...

physics

An astronaut throws a wrench in interstellar space. How much force is required to keep the wrench moving continuously with constant velocity? Select one of the options below as your answer: A. a force equal to its weight on Earth B. a force equal to zero C. a force equal to ...

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 ...

Physics

Suppose that the magnetic field o fthe Earth were due to a single current moving in a circle of radius 2988 km through the earth’s molten core. The strength of the Earth’s magnetic field on the surface near a magnetic pole is about 6.00E-5 T. About how large a current ...

physics

The earth spins on its axis once a day and orbits the sun once a year (365 1/4 days). Determine the average angular velocity (in rad/s) of the earth as it (a) spins on its axis and (b) orbits the sun. In each case, take the positive direction for the angular displacement to be...

English

1. The earth moves round the sun. 2. The Earth moves round the sun. 3. Earth moves round the sun. 4. The earth moves round the Sun. [Which ones are okay? Do we have to use 'the' in #2 or #3? What about #4? "the Sun?"]

physics

CRITICAL THINKING: The term ”weight” in physics has the following very specific meaning: “The weight of an object is the name given to a particular force: the gravitational force exerted by the earth on the object, giving it an acceleration of 9.8 m/s2 near the surface ...

physics

CRITICAL THINKING: The term ”weight” in physics has the following very specific meaning: “The weight of an object is the name given to a particular force: the gravitational force exerted by the earth on the object, giving it an acceleration of 9.8 m/s2 near the surface ...

physics

magine a straight line connecting the centers of the earth and the moon. At some point along this line the gravitational forces pulling a spacecraft towards the moon and towards the earth exactly balance each other, and the craft could just sit there in (an unstable) ...

engineering

In many engineering uses, the value of �g�, the acceleration due to gravity, is taken as a constant. However, g is actually dependent upon the distance from the center of the Earth. A more accurate expression for g is: g=g0(Re/Re+A)^2 Here, g0 is the acceleration...

Physics

It has been suggested that cylinders rotating about their long axis with dimensions 19 km long and 6.9 km in diameter be placed in space and used as colonies. What angular speed must such a cylinder have so that the centripetal acceleration at its surface equals the free-fall ...

Physics

The earth spins on its axis once a day and orbits the sun once a year (365 1/2 days). Determine the average angular velocity (in rad/s) of the earth as it (a)spins on its axis and (b) orbits the sun. In each case, take the positive direction for the angular displacement to be ...

Astronomy

In the laboratory, an atom emits a spectral line at a wavelength of 400 nanometers. In the spectrum of a star, the same spectral line is found to have a wavelength of 410 nanometers. What can be said about the star? a. It is hotter than the Sun. b. It is moving toward the ...

science

Why is the earth round? Why is the water blue? Why doesn't the water fall off the earth? the earth is not perfectly round, water is blue because particles reflect blue light. The water cycle, type that in and google it to find out for yourself. I'd give u the link to the site ...

physic

1 A passenger in a moving car and a passerby standing at the road side see each other as moving in the opposite direction. Which of the following is NOT true? The passenger is in motion relative to the passer-by The passer-by is stationary relative to the passenger Both ...

phy

A passenger in a moving car and a passerby standing at the road side see each other as moving in the opposite direction. Which of the following is NOT true? The passenger is in motion relative to the passer-by The passer-by is stationary relative to the passenger Both ...

physics

passenger in a moving car and a passerby standing at the road side see each other as moving in the opposite direction. Which of the following is NOT true? The passenger is in motion relative to the passer-by The passer-by is stationary relative to the passenger Both observers ...

physics

1 A passenger in a moving car and a passerby standing at the road side see each other as moving in the opposite direction. Which of the following is NOT true? The passenger is in motion relative to the passer-by The passer-by is stationary relative to the passenger Both ...

earth

A helicopter is ascending vertically with a speed of 4.00 m/s. At a height of 185 m above the Earth, a package is dropped from a window. How much time does it take for the package to reach the ground?

space

gowing 10,00 miles per hour how long will it take to get to jupiter from earth with earth the sun and jupiter alined like a straight line or just an estimation

physics

I need help finding an equation for: an asteroid revolves around the sun with a mean orbital radius twice that of Earth's. Predict the period of the asteroid in Earth years. Thank you.

Physics

Calculate the force on an electron (qe = -1.6 x 10-19 C) in each of the following situations: a.) moving at 2.0% the speed of light and perpendicular to a 3.0 T magnetic field b.) 3.0 x 10-6 m from a proton c.) in Earth's gravitational field at the surface of Earth

Physics

Calculate the force on an electron (qe = -1.6 x 10^-19 C) in each of the following situations: a.) moving at 2.0% the speed of light and perpendicular to a 3.0 T magnetic field b.) 3.0 x 10^-6 m from a proton c.) in Earth's gravitational field at the surface of Earth

physics

A 5.9-kg rock and a 3.0 10-4-kg pebble are held near the surface of the earth. (a) Determine the magnitude of the gravitational force exerted on each by the earth.(b) Calculate the magnitude of the acceleration of each object when released.

Physics

On a cloudless day, the sunlight that reaches the surface of the earth has an intensity of about 1.2 103 W/m2. What is the electromagnetic energy contained in 6.4 m3 of space just above the earth's surface?

science

Suppose the moon rotated on it axis just as quickly as Earth. Would you still always see the same side of the moon from Earth? *PLEASE HELP ME WITH THIS QUESTION*

science

Suppose the moon rotated on it axis just as quickly as Earth. Would you still always see the same side of the moon from Earth? *PLEASE HELP ME WITH THIS QUESTION*

physics

Two electrons are placed; one at north pole and other at south pole of earth. Find the force between them. Given diameter of earth= 12800 km.

math and science

A space shuttle with a mass of 4,06 X 10kg,orbits earth at a height of 720km above the surface of the earth.calculate the gravitational force experienced by the shuttle

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?

physics help please

A recently discovered planet has a mass twice as great as Earth's and a radius twice as large as Earth's. What will be the approximate size of its gravitational field? Apparently it isn't 2 * 9.8...

Physics

About 5.12 x 104 m above Earth's surface, the atmosphere is sufficiently ionized that it behaves as a conductor. The Earth and the ionosphere form a giant spherical capacitor, with the lower atmosphere acting as a leaky dielectric. Find the capacitance C of the Earth-...

science

How do the moons stay in orbit around Jupiter?

physics

how the moons stay in orbit around jupiter ?

Chemistry

What is the difference between and orbit and an electron orbital?

Physics

Whats the speed of an electron of Bohr's orbit K

Physical Science

How does gravity help keep satellites in orbit?

astronomy

If the planet is in an edge-on orbit, what would its mass be (in kg)?

Biology

Which of the following must occur for a plant or animal to grow and develop normally? a) Sufficient oxygen must be available to stimulate cell division. b) Theorganism must recive a supply of the appropriate horones from its parents. c) It must be able to control the timing ...

Calculus

An air ambulance is travelling from Barrie to Toronto. Toronto is located 90 km [S5°E] of Barrie. If the wind is blowing from the South with a velocity of 62 km/h, and the plane’s air speed is 375 km/h, what direction must the pilot fly to make it to Toronto? What on earth ...

Physics

A satellite orbits at an average altitude of h = 409 km. What is its orbital speed? Use REarth = 6370 km and mEarth = 5.98 x 10^24 kg

physics

A satellite orbits at an average altitude of h = 409 km. What is its orbital speed? Use REarth = 6370 km and mEarth = 5.98 x 10^24 kg

science help pls pls

The table below shows the average distances of Jupiter and Earth from the sun. Name of Planet Average distance from the sun (in AU) Jupiter 5.2 Earth 1.0 What is the difference between the orbital periods of Jupiter and Earth? 4.20 years 6.20 years 8.86 years 10.86 years 12.40...

physics

An astronaut is traveling in a space vehicle moving at 0.520c relative to the Earth. The astronaut measures her pulse rate at 74.0 beats per minute. Signals generated by the astronaut's pulse are radioed to the Earth when the vehicle is moving in a direction perpendicular to ...

physics

How long would it take for the Earth to complete a full turn if a person at 27° northern geographical latitude floats apparently weightlessly across the room? Use REarth = 6,379 km for the radius of Earth. Help me please!

Earth Science

Which of the following statements correctly describes the asthenosphere? 1- it is thin cold and rigid layer 2- it is the source of the earth's heat 3- it permits plate motion 4- it occurs only near subduction zones My answer is 1

Algebra 1

Earth has a radius of about 6.4 x 10 to the 6th power m. Approximate the surface area of earth using the formula for the surface area is a sphere, S = 4 pi r squared. Earths surface is about 70 percent water. About how many square meters of earths surface are covered with ...

science

the alkaline-earth metals react similarly because they all have the same number of electrons in their outer energy level. Which group contains the alkaline-earth meatals?

earth science

If the tilt of Earth’s axis were 10◦ , where would we find the Arctic and Antarctic Circles (what latitudes)? Would this cause a change in the dates of the solstices, equinoxes, and perihelion and aphelion?

physics

A 70 kg man weighs 686 N on the Earth's surface. How far above the surface of the Earth would he have to go to "lose" 14% of his body weight? i don't even know where to start with this question... i need help!

Earth

Some scientists have hypothesized that meteorites have periodically bombarded Earth and caused mass extinctions every 26 million years. How might this hypothesis be tested?

earth

Two rockets are orbiting the earth, traveling in perfect circles with equal radii. The velocity of rocket A is twice that of rocket B. What can be said about their respective centripetal accelerations?

Physics

the acceleration due to gravity on the moon is 1/6 that on earth. For a projectile with an initial velocity of 15m/s upward what would be the maximum height and total time of flight on the moon and on the earth?

Physics

The diameter of the Moon is 3.78x10^6m. It subtends an angle of .00982 radians at the surface of Earth. How far is the Moon from Earth? (Please explain I can't wrap my head around this question.)

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?

chemistry

Global warming refers to the rise in average global temperature due to the increased concentration of certain gases, called greenhouse gases, in our atmosphere. Earth's oceans, because of their high heat capacity, can absorb heat and therefore act to slow down global warming. ...

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 ...

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 ...

Math 8th Grade Please help

The radius of Earth is 6,371 kilometers. A space shuttle orbits 315 kilometers above the surface of Earth. The space shuttle completes 240° of a revolution around Earth in one hour. What is the average speed of the space shuttle? Choose the closest answer. Please help both ...

earth

A man with a weight of 1000 newtons on earth visits each planet what is his weight on each?

earth and sun

express the distance of the earth from the sun using exponential notation

earth

If a satalite weighs 90 kg at 10000 miles from the earth, how far away is it when it weighs 10 kg?

physics

A student on Earth has a mass of 55.5 kg. With how much force does the Earth pull on the student?

^NeEd HeLp^

What iz d. location ov d. MOON with respect 2 d. EARTH? that iz, iz d. MOON inside or outside ov d. EARTH?

Government

What does a city seeking aid often have to do to be eligible for Federal Government grants and loans ? A. It must prove it is not in debt. B. It must provide a master plan for future growth. C. It must choose new city leadership. D. It must become a municipality. A and B sound...

social studies

what is the greatest challenge facing people in turkey as a result of its diversity? 1. Turks must protect their status as the largest ethnic group 2. Turks must encourage other to follow Turkish traditions 3. Kurds must struggle to keep their cultures alive 4. Kurds must ...

social studies

what is the greatest challenge facing people in turkey as a result of its diversity? 1. Turks must protect their status as the largest ethnic group 2. Turks must encourage other to follow Turkish traditions 3. Kurds must struggle to keep their cultures alive 4. Kurds must ...

Pre-Calc (Please my class starts in an hour!! :)

Can someone please help me with the following question. 1) The weight of an object above Earth can be modeled by a function of the form w(h)=(r/r+h)^2*"w , where r is the radius of Earth 0" (approximately 3950 miles)," h" is the distance above Earth's surface, and "w is the ...

MATH

Earth, Jupiter, and Uranus all revolve around the sun. Earth takes 1 yr, Jupiter 12 yr, Saturn 30 yr, and Uranus 84 yr to make a complete revolution. One night, you look at those three distant planets and wonder how many years it will take before they have the same position ...

Physics

Some people believe that the Moon controls their activities. The Moon moves from being directly on the opposite side of Earth from you to be being directly overhead. Assume that the Earth-Moon (center-to-center) distance is 3.82 multiplied by 108 m and Earth's radius is 6.37 ...

Math

As the earth revolves around the sun, distant objects can be seen from different locations. This idea can be used to measure the distance between earth and nearby stars and is called stellar parallax. To see how this process works, consider the simplified scenario below. A.) A...

Physics

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

English

1. In which of the following selections is point of view used to highlight contradictions in what is being described? A) "Aztec Creation story" B) "Day of the Butterfly" C) "At the Tourist Centre in boston"** D) "Two Bodies" 2. Which of the following selections are true of ...

science

The Paleozoic Era is noted for which two changes? a) rocks were formed b) the earth heated up c) people appeared on earth d) mountains were formed Just need to know if my answer or right or wrong. Thanks! :) d

Physics

A Borg cube starship is zooming past Earth with a speed v=0.97c as shown. The cube has side lengths of 3.03 km. What is its volume, measured from Earth? Can someone step me through this problem?

chem

The average distance between planet X and Earth is about 1.5 x 10^8 miles. How long (minutes would it take pictures transmitted from a space vehicle on Planet X's surface to reach Earth?

earth

how long would it take a radio wave with a frequency of 4.3 X10 to the 5th power Hz to travel from Mars to Earth if the distance between the two planets is approximately 8.00 x 10 to the 7th power km?

math 15

find the minimum height above the surface of the earth so that the pilot at point a can see an object on the horizon at c 125 miles away. assume the diameter of the earth to be 8000 miles.

Maths

If a plane travels halfway round the world at an altitude of 11300m, what extra distance in km, will it fly compared with the distance measured at the surface of the Earth? The radius of the earth is approximately 6400km

Geology

The Sun Is 150 Million Kilometers From The Earth, And The Earth's Equatorial Radius Is 6378 Km. How Much Would You Expect The Sun's Intensity To Drop, Based Only On This Additional Distance?

Physics

Please help The year is 2115. There is a high jump competition on planet Mars. An athlete of mass 72 kg who has been clearing a height of 2.44 m on Earth just the week before is competing here. What is the height this athlete can expect to clear in this competition? Relevant ...

Astronomy

If the elipse were a planet's orbit where would the sun be on the page?

Food

How did the Wrigley company come up with the name of orbit gum??

SCIENCE

WHAT IS THE TRUE SHAPE OF HE MOON? ANSWER:ORBIT IS THAT CORRECT

Econ

If a pure monopolist can price discriminate by separating buyers into two or more groups: A.the marginal revenue curve and the total revenue curve will now coincide. B.the marginal revenue curve will now shift to a position above the demand curve. C.the firm will face multiple...

phys

Find the acceleration due to gravity on a planet whose mass is four times the mass of Earth and whose radius is half the radius of Earth (g is the acceleration due to gravity on Earth).

physics

Superman throws a boulder of weight 1850N at an adversary on the surface of the earth, where the magnitude of the acceleration due to gravity, g = 9.80m/s2 . What horizontal force must Superman apply to the boulder to give it a horizontal acceleration of 11.6m/s2 ?

Astronomy

Imagine that Earth did not turn on its axis. (a) What would be true about the ecliptic? It would now define the day rather than the year. It would still be defined and could be seen from all points on Earth, but only when they faced the sun. It would still be defined, but only...

English

Can you pleae tell me which alternatives are possible? Thank you very much. 1, They believed a person (better: the individual) should be free from external rules. 2.The Romanics exalted the individual as the centre of life and art.This led to the view of society as an evil and...

physics

The coil in a generator has 200 windings and a cross-sectional area of 0.0100 m^2. If the coil turns at a constant rotational speed and the magnetic field in the generator is that of Earth (B = 0.500 × 10^-4 T), how many 360 rotations must the coil complete each second to ...

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