1. AP Physics B

    A 1010 kg geosynchronous satellite orbits a planet similar to Earth at a radius 1.97 × 105 km from the planet’s center. Its angular speed at this radius is the same as the rotational speed of the Earth, and so they appear stationary in the sky. That is,
  2. physical science

    objects in free fall near the surface of earth experience a. constant speed b. constant velocity c. constant acceleration d. constant distance
  3. earth

    how long does it take for light from Jupiter to come to earth. for example tonight the planet Jupiter can be seen by the moon, 2/25/12 and we see the light from the planet and how old is that light. thanks. jerry in colorado USA
  4. physics

    What is meant by the term "uniform electric field"?
  5. physics

    What is meant by the term uniform electric field?
  6. Fundamentals of Electricity

    The box-like Gaussian surface of Fig. 1 encloses a net charge of +24.0ε0 C and lies in an electric field given by N/C, with x and z in meters and b a constant. The bottom face is in the xz plane; the top face is in the horizontal plane passing through
  7. Physics

    Doubling the voltage across a parallel plate capacitor does not double which of the following? a. the charge b. the electric field between the plates c. the energy stored d. the electric force on the plates e. both a and b is the answer A if not then how
  8. Physics

    Doubling the voltage across a parallel plate capacitor does not double which of the following? a. the charge b. the electric field between the plates c. the energy stored d. the electric force on the plates e. both a and b is the answer A if not then how
  9. physics

    The satellite is in a circular orbit 400 km above the Earth's surface, where the free-fall acceleration is 8.71 m/s2. The radius of the Earth is 6400 km. Determine the speed of the satellite.
  10. Physics repost

    A magnetic field has a magnitude of 1.2 10-3 T, and an electric field has a magnitude of 5.9 103 N/C. Both fields point in the same direction. A positive 1.8 µC charge moves at a speed of 2.9 106 m/s in a direction that is perpendicular to both fields.
  11. Physics

    A stationary particle of charge q = 1.4 10-8 C is placed in a laser beam (an electromagnetic wave) whose intensity is 3.5 103 W/m2. Determine the magnitudes of the (a) electric and (b) magnetic forces exerted on the charge. If the charge is moving at a
  12. college physics

    new planet is discovered orbiting a distant star. Observations have confirmed that the planet has a circular orbit with a radius of 21 AU and takes 118 days to orbit the star. Determine the mass of the star. State your answer with appropriate mks units.
  13. Physics

    A point charge of 4 μC is placed at the origin. There is an external uniform field E = 400 i N/C. What is the net force on a 5 μC charge placed at (5 m, 3 m) ??? i + ??? j N
  14. Physics

    A point charge of 4 μC is placed at the origin. There is an external uniform field E = 400 i N/C. What is the net force on a 5 μC charge placed at (5 m, 3 m) ??? i + ??? j N
  15. Physics

    A wire 75cm long carrying a current of 6.0A toward the north passes through a uniform magnetic field. The magnitude of the force acting on the wire is 0.60N and is directed downward. What is the strengh and direction of the magnetic field?
  16. Physics

    An upward force of 35 N is applied via a string to lift a ball with a mass of 2.1 kg. (a) What is the net force acting upon the ball? magnitude 1 N direction 2 ---Select--- upward downward (b) What is the acceleration of the ball? magnitude 3 m/s2
  17. AP Physics 1

    Point A is 2.0 meters away from a charge of -3.o(Mu) and 3.0 meters away from a charge of +1.5(Mu) as shown. A) Find the net Electric field at point A B) Find the total electric potential at point A
  18. AP Physics

    Point A is 2.0 meters away from a charge of -3.o(Mu) and 3.0 meters away from a charge of +1.5(Mu) as shown. A) Find the net Electric field at point A B) Find the total electric potential at point A.
  19. Logarithms

    Kepler's third law of planetary motion relates P, the period of a planet's orbit, to R, the planet's mean distance from the sun, through the equation log P = 1/2 (log k + 3 log R), where k is a constant. a) Rewrite the formula as a single logarithm. b)
  20. physics

    A charge of -5.02 μC is traveling at a speed of 8.86 × 106 m/s in a region of space where there is a magnetic field. The angle between the velocity of the charge and the field is 54.6o. A force of magnitude7.85 × 10-3 N acts on the charge. What is
  21. Physics

    A charge of -5.02 μC is traveling at a speed of 8.86 × 106 m/s in a region of space where there is a magnetic field. The angle between the velocity of the charge and the field is 54.6o. A force of magnitude7.85 × 10-3 N acts on the charge. What is
  22. physics

    Two point charges lie along the y axis. A charge of q1 = -12.0 µC is at y = 6.0 m, and a charge of q2 = -5.0 µC is at y = -3.0 m. Locate the point (other than infinity) at which the total electric field is zero.
  23. physics

    Two point charges lie along the y axis. A charge of q1 = -12.0 µC is at y = 6.0 m, and a charge of q2 = -5.0 µC is at y = -3.0 m. Locate the point (other than infinity) at which the total electric field is zero.
  24. Physics

    A charge of -6.17 μC is traveling at a speed of 5.47 × 106 m/s in a region of space where there is a magnetic field. The angle between the velocity of the charge and the field is 53.2o. A force of magnitude5.37 × 10-3 N acts on the charge. What is the
  25. Physics

    A thin insulating rod with charge density +5nC/m is arranged inside a thin conducting cylindrical shell of radius R=3cm. The rod and shell are on the same axis, and you can assume they are both infinite in length. What is the surface charge density induced
  26. Physics- repost

    Posted by jude on Saturday, February 6, 2010 at 2:20am. Given a square of sidelength a = 5 cm. We place a charged particle at each corner, three of them carry + 2 nC of charge and one carries the same amount of negative charge. What is the magnitude of the
  27. physics

    A charge of -4.50 10-6 C is placed at a point in space where the electric field is directed toward the right and has a magnitude of 9.00 104 N/C. What are the magnitude and direction of the electrostatic force on this charge?
  28. Physics

    A +1.3-nC point charge is placed at one corner of a square (1.1 m on a side), and a -3.1-nC charge is placed on the corner diagonally opposite. What is the magnitude of the electric field at either of the other two corners?
  29. physics

    A large, flat, horizontal sheet of charge has a charge per unit area of 2.05 µC/m2. Find the electric field just above the middle of the sheet. kN/C
  30. physics

    A +1.4-nC point charge is placed at one corner of a square (1.8 m on a side), and a -2.5-nC charge is placed on the corner diagonally opposite. What is the magnitude of the electric field at either of the other two corners?
  31. PHYSICS

    A large, flat, horizontal sheet of charge has a charge per unit area of 2.05 µC/m2. Find the electric field just above the middle of the sheet.
  32. phySICS

    PHYSICS when a positive charge moves under the influence of an electric field's electrostatice force, what happens to the electrical potential energy of that charge?
  33. physics

    A large, flat, horizontal sheet of charge has a charge per unit area of 2.05 µC/m2. Find the electric field just above the middle of the sheet.
  34. College Physics

    A point charge of 2.0 µC is at the center of a cubical Gaussian surface 60 cm on edge. What is the net electric flux through the surface?
  35. 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
  36. Reading

    The Kepler spacecraft was designed to investigate humanity last unexplored frontier the far reaches of space. The NASA space telescope looks deep into the Milky Way galaxy for the sign of habitable planet where a human can potentially thrive, in the
  37. Physics

    Calculate the radial acceleration of an object at the equator of Jupiter (which takes 0.410 day to spin once), turning with the planet. (in )
  38. Physics

    An astronaut constructs a pendulum with a length of 1 meter on a new planet. If the period is 3.9 second, what is the acceleration due to gravity? Can someone help me with formulas to determine this?
  39. physics

    The voltage across a membrane forming a cell wall is 80.0 mV and the membrane is 8.80 nm thick. What is the electric field strength? (The value is surprisingly large, but correct. Membranes are discussed in Section 19.7* of the textbook.) You may assume a
  40. physics

    The voltage across a membrane forming a cell wall is 80.0 mV and the membrane is 8.80 nm thick. What is the electric field strength? (The value is surprisingly large, but correct. Membranes are discussed in Section 19.7* of the textbook.) You may assume a
  41. physics

    The voltage across a membrane forming a cell wall is 80.0 mV and the membrane is 8.80 nm thick. What is the electric field strength? (The value is surprisingly large, but correct. Membranes are discussed in Section 19.7* of the textbook.) You may assume a
  42. Physics

    When a charge of -4 x 10 to the minus 3 coulombs is moved between two points in an electric field, 0.8 joules of work are done on the charge. The potential difference between the two points is 300 V.
  43. physics

    A positive test charge of 8.33 × 10−5 C is placed in an electric field of 53.54 N/C intensity. What is the strength of the force exerted on the test charge? Answer in units of N
  44. physics

    Yes Orno? is the situation described an example of a free fall? A) a ball falls out of the window. B) Roy has just hit a base ball through the air. C)A bird is flying over your house.
  45. physics

    two small objects, A and B, are fixed in place and separated by 3.00 cm in a vacuum. object A has a charge of +2.00 micro coulomb , and object B has a charge of -2.00 micro coulomb. how many electrons must be removed from A and put onto B to make the
  46. physics

    A moving particle encounters an external electric field that decreases its kinetic energy from 9100 eV to 6630 eV as the particle moves from position A to position B. The electric potential at A is -59.5 V, and the electric potential at B is +26.1 V.
  47. History

    Would protesting wearing a uniform for school fall under free speech?
  48. physics help!!!

    A hypothetical spherical planet consists entirely of iron (p=7860kg/m^3). Calculate the period of a satellite that orbits just above its surface. I really can't solve this! No other information was provided. Please and thank you
  49. Physics

    A hypothetical spherical planet consists entirely of iron (p=7860kg/m^3). Calculate the period of a satellite that orbits just above its surface. I really can't solve this! No other information was provided. Please and thank you
  50. Physics 1 College Level

    A planet/moon has a mass of 77.89 × 1023 kg and a radius of 7.9 × 106 meters. What is g on the surface to the nearest hundredth of a m/s2? Once again, not really sure where to go with this. Out of the 10 problems I've only had trouble with this and one
  51. physics help!!

    A hypothetical spherical planet consists entirely of iron (p=7860kg/m^3). Calculate the period of a satellite that orbits just above its surface. I really can't solve this! No other information was provided. Please and thank you
  52. physics

    A ball is thrown directly downward with an initial speed of 3.08 m/s from a height of 14.6 m. After what interval does the ball strike the ground? The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s 2
  53. College Physics

    particle 1 of charge q1 = 5.80 pC and particle 2 of charge q2 = –6.90 pC are fixed at a distance d = 1.80 cm apart. In unit-vector notation, what is the net electric field at points (a)A [to the left of q1], (b)B [between q1 and q2], and (c)C [to the
  54. physics

    A positive test charge of 6.47 × 10^−5 C is placed in an electric field of 50.12 N/C intensity. What is the strength of the force exerted onthe test charge? Answer in units of N
  55. Lost in Physics

    The strength of an electric field at 5.0 cm from a point charge is 100.0 N/C. What is the magnitude of the source charge? Show work so I understand how to do it. E=kQ/r^2 solve for Q, you have r, E What do I do NOW? I am lost
  56. College Physics

    On planet Z, the standard unit of length is the foose. Ann the Astronaut is 5.90 feet tall on earth. She lands on planet Z and is measured to be 94 foosi tall. Her partner Rachael is 88 foosi tall. How tall is Rachael on Earth?
  57. physics

    in a experiment to detrmine the acceleration of free fall 'g' a student attached a length of ticker tape to a metal ball. when the ball was released it fell to the ground pulling the tape through a ticker timer that printed 50 dots per second on the tape.
  58. physics

    Suppose a ball of mass m is thrown vertically upward with an initial speed v, its speed decreases continuously till it becomes zero. Thereafter, the ball begins to fall downward and attains the speed v again before striking the ground. It implies that the
  59. Electricity

    50.0pJ of energy is stored in a 3.00cm × 3.00cm × 3.00cm region of uniform electric field. What is the strength of the field?
  60. Science

    Physics A scientific instrument weighing 98 pounds on the Earth is transported to another planet whose mass is 1.7 Earth masses and whose radius is 0.7 Earth radii. What does this instrument weigh on this planet? To be graded correctly, enter the new
  61. Physics

    A magnetic field is uniform in a region of radius 10cm, and increasing at 0.02 Tesla/second. What is the magnitude of electric field in the region outside the magnetic field at radius of 15 cm?
  62. physics

    1. It has been suggested that rotating cylinders about 11 mi long and 5.2 mi 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
  63. science

    In astronomy the term perihelion refers to the point in the orbit of an asteroid, comet, or planet when it is closest to the sun. Aphelion refers to the point when the object is farthest away from the sun. research facts about the dwarf planet Ceres.
  64. physics

    A spherical surface completely surrounds a collection of charges. Find the electric flux (with its sign) through the surface if the collection consists of (a) a single +1.80 × 10-6 C charge, (b) a single -8.20 × 10-6 C charge, and (c) both of the charges
  65. physics

    identify tie force fields from the following : density field, temperatuse field, gravitational field, magnetic field, electrostatic field, electric field
  66. physics

    A moving particle encounters an external electric field that decreases its kinetic energy from 9100 eV to 6630 eV as the particle moves from position A to position B. The electric potential at A is -59.5 V, and the electric potential at B is +26.1 V.
  67. physics

    A moving particle encounters an external electric field that decreases its kinetic energy from 10360 eV to 7680 eV as the particle moves from position A to position B. The electric potential at A is -52.5 V, and the electric potential at B is +29.7 V.
  68. physics

    A charge of +3.7 ✕ 10-5 C is located at a place where there is an electric field that points due east and has a magnitude of 16400 N/C. What are the magnitude and direction of the force acting on the charge?
  69. Physic Help

    Charge is uniformly distributed along the x axis with density ß. Use Gauss' Law to find the electric field it produces, and use this to calculate the work done on a charge Q that moves along the y axis from y = a to y = b.
  70. Physics

    An infinitely long line of charge has linear charge density ë. Find the energy density of the electric field at a point a radial distance r from the wire. (Use the following as necessary: å0, ë, r.)
  71. physics

    The free-fall acceleration on the surface of Jupiter is about two and one half times that on the surface of the Earth. The radius of Jupiter is about 11.0 RE (RE = Earth's radius = 6.4 106 m). Find the ratio of their average densities,
  72. Physics

    An electric field measured near a point charge of 3.0 X 10^-6 C has a strength of 1.50 X 10^5 N/C How far is the point from the source charge
  73. physics

    A ball of mass 0.1 kg is dropped from a height of 2 m onto a hard surface. If rebounds to a height of 1.5 m and it is in contact with the surface for 0.05s. Calculate the: (a) speed with which it strikes the surface. (b) speed with which it leaves the
  74. Physics - pls help

    A heavy conductor (mass m, length `, resistance R) is suspended by two springs each with spring constant k, and connected to a battery with electric potential V as shown in the figure. A magnetic field ~B is now imposed. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8
  75. physics

    A uniform electric field of magnitude 320 V/m is directed in the negative y direction. The coordinates of point A are (-0.300, -0.450) m, and those of point B are (0.650, 0.300) m. Calculate the electric potential difference VB − VA. thanks
  76. physics

    A uniform electric field of magnitude 320 V/m is directed in the negative y direction. The coordinates of point A are (-0.300, -0.450) m, and those of point B are (0.650, 0.300) m. Calculate the electric potential difference VB − VA. thanks
  77. Chemistry

    Two fixed charges, -4μC and -5μC, are separated by a certain distance. If the charges are separated by 20cm, what is the magnitude of the electric field halfway between the charges? My textbook says that the formula for electric field is
  78. Physics 30

    A point charge q=+4.7nC is placed at each corner of an equilateral triangle with sides of 0.21m in length. a) What is the magnitude of the electric field at the midpoint of the three side of the triangle? b) Is the magnitude of the electric field at the
  79. Physics

    Which of the following is true about electric field lines? A) They point tangentially around a circle centered on a charge. B) They point away from positive charges and towards negative charges. C) They point away from negative charges and towards positive
  80. Physics

    A ball is tossed straight up from the surface of a small spherical asteroid with no atmosphere. The ball goes to a height ewual to the asteroid's radius and then falls straight down towardd the surface of the asteroid. What forces if any act on the ball
  81. AP physics

    A student preformed a sphere drop experiment from 1.50m above ground and the sphere has a mass of 0.875kg. Free fall times for the students experiment are below. Calculate the average acceleration due to gravity from the students data. Free fall times (s)
  82. CalcPhys

    In an electricity experiment, a 1.30g plastic ball is suspended on a 56.0cm long string and given an electric charge. A charged rod brought near the ball exerts a horizontal electrical force F⃗ elec on it, causing the ball to swing out to a
  83. Physics

    In an electricity experiment, a 0.900g plastic ball is suspended on a 50.0cm long string and given an electric charge. A charged rod brought near the ball exerts a horizontal electrical force F⃗ elec on it, causing the ball to swing out to a
  84. Physics

    Two point charges lie along the y-axis. A charge of q1 = -7 μC is at y = 6.0 m, and a charge of q2 = -6.5 μC is at y = -4.0 m. Locate the point (other than infinity) at which the total electric field is zero. I have no clue where to start so any
  85. Physics

    If each point charge has a value of -q for its charge, and the radius of the balloon is R, what is the magnitude of the NET Electric Field, E, at the location of each point charges, due to the other five? Your answer may only be in terms of q, R, π,
  86. Elementary mechanics

    Given that the mass and radius of jupiter are respectively 190000000kg 7150000km.Calculate the escape velocity from the surface of the planet(a)11.2 km/s(b)33.3km/s(c)59.5km/s(d)110.4km/s
  87. Physics

    A spherical surface completely surrounds a collection of charges. Find the electric flux through the surface if the collection consists of each of the following. (a) a single +3.70 10-6 C charge N·m2/C (b) a single -2.90 10-6 C charge N·m2/C (c) both of
  88. Physic!

    A blue ball is thrown upward with an initial speed of 23 m/s, from a height of 0.5 meters above the ground. 2.8 seconds after the blue ball is thrown, a red ball is thrown down with an initial speed of 6.6 m/s from a height of 28.9 meters above the ground.
  89. 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
  90. physics

    If you accelerate due to gravity (free fall), your acceleration is -9.8 m/s2. In some fields, particularly aviation, this is referred to as 1 g of acceleration. If you were accelerating at 2.5 g, what would be your average acceleration? If you started from
  91. Physics

    A small object A, electrically charged, creates an electric field. At a point P located 0.250 m directly north of A, the field has a value of 40.0 N/C directed to the south. What is the charge of object A?
  92. physics 2

    The inner and outer surface of a cell membrane carry a negative and a positive charge, respectively. Because of these charges, a potential difference of about 0.070 V exists across the membrane. The thickness of the cell membrane is 8.0 × 10−9m.
  93. pre ap physics

    ** When s conducting sphere is charged positively, initially the charge is deposited on the left side. However, due to the sphere's conducting nature, the charge spreads uniformly throughout the surface of the sphere. Charge is uniformly distributed
  94. Physics(Please check)

    A 5-kg ball is thrown straight up in the air with an initial speed of 24m/s. After its release and before it hits the ground when is the ball in free fall? My answer is at all times. Is this correct? Thank you.
  95. Physics -- Repost

    Homework Help Forum: Physics Posted by Sandra on Sunday, February 28, 2010 at 10:20am. Thank you for answering my previous questions! I have another one now in regards to the following question... An unknown potential difference exists between the inner
  96. physics-3

    A golf ball at a mini golf course travels 4.2 m along a carpeted green. When the ball reaches the hole 3.0 s later, its speed is 1.3 m/s. Assuming the ball undergoes constant uniform acceleration, what is the ball's initial speed?
  97. physics help

    A homogeneous disk of mass m and of radius r free to rotate without friction about its horizontal axis, is used used as a pulley. An extensible string of negligible mass is wound around this pulley and a mass M is connected to its free end. When the system
  98. Calculus-Aproximate Areas

    A ball is thrown upward at time t = 9 seconds on planet Ubuntu, and its acceleration from time t=9 seconds to t=21 seconds is given by the function . a(t) = (3) / (t - 8) m/s^2 Use 4 time intervals of equal length to overestimate, and then underestimate,
  99. 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...
  100. science

    How does knowing the age of a lunar rock help estimate the age of the surface of a planet with no atmosphere?