# The earth's atmosphere extends to a height of nearby 200KM above its surface there many be explosion and noises taking place in the outer space but we do not hear them.why?

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1. ## physics

The earth's atmosphere extends to a height of nearby 200KM above its surface there many be explosion and noises taking place in the outer space but we do not hear them.why?
2. ## Astronomy

Atmospheric pressure is simply the weight (remember Newton’s Laws) of the atmosphere pushing down divided by the area upon which the atmosphere is pushing. The metric units of pressure are Newtons/m2 (also called a Pascal; you might also have heard of
3. ## science help PLS

Which of the following correctly describes a way in which Earth’s atmosphere interacts with the hydrosphere? Living organisms breathe gases in the atmosphere. Water moves between Earth’s surface and the atmosphere. Gases in the atmosphere trap incoming
4. ## physics

A 72.0 kg piece of a satellite left over from an explosion with zero orbital velocity in space falls from a distance of 190 above the surface of the earth down toward earth. It arrives with 29.5 Km (M="mega") kinetic energy on earth. How many MJ energy
5. ## 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.
6. ## meteorology

Compared to the planet's average radius (6371 km or 3959 mi), the atmosphere is like the thin skin of an apple. About 99% of the atmosphere's mass occurs within about 32 km (20 mi) of Earth's surface. Hence, the thickness of the atmosphere represents only
7. ## PHYSICS

Four billion years ago the Sun’s radiative output was 30% less than it is today. (i) If we assume the radius of the sun is the same, and that the Earth’s atmosphere was the same as it is now (that is, the atmosphere absorbs 10% of the incoming solar
8. ## physic

During fair weather, an electric field of about 100 N/C points vertically downward into the earth's atmosphere. Assuming that this field arises from charge distributed in a spherically symmetric manner over the surface of the earth, determine the net

Four billion years ago the Sun’s radiative output was 30% less than it is today. (i) If we assume the radius of the sun is the same, and that the Earth’s atmosphere was the same as it is now (that is, the atmosphere absorbs 10% of the incoming solar
10. ## Science

Can someone please please help me? I don't have a text book, i have a online book and it isn't working. Can someone please be nice and help me? Science isn't my subject! 1. Why is Earth’s temperature just right for life? (1 point) Earth’s core is hot
11. ## Ms.Sue August or Anonymous

All 3 of you I see usually answer a lot of questions. Can you help me with some of these? 1. Erosion is a slow process that causes change to Earth's surface. All of the following are sources of erosion except A.wind B.earthquakes C.glaciers D.ocean waves
12. ## 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
13. ## Physics

A 0.1134kg spherical meteor of diameter 3 cm enters the earth’s atmosphere at an elevation of 121920m with a velocity of 13411.2 m/s. The meteor’s temperature is -73.15˚C. The specific heat at constant volume (Cv) of the meteor is 800 J/kg˚C. (a) If
14. ## physics

A projectile with mass of 139 kg is launched straight up from the Earth's surface with an initial speed vi. What magnitude of vi enables the projectile to just reach a maximum height of 5.8RE, measured from the center of the Earth? Ignore air friction as
15. ## Physics

The atmosphere of Mars exerts a pressure of only 600 Pa on the surface and has a density of only 0.02 kg/m3. (a) What is the thickness of the Martian atmosphere, assuming the boundary between atmosphere and outer space to be the point where atmospheric
16. ## space

What is the value of g for space-shuttle territory , about 200km above the Earth's surface. Data: Earth's mass is 6x10^24kg, and radius is 6380 km
17. ## Physics

The intensity of sunlight at the the top of the Earth's atmosphere is about 1350 W/m2. (The intensity at the surface of the Earth is somewhat smaller due to absorption and reflection by the atmosphere.) What is the total power emitted by the Sun?
18. ## college physics

A 915 kg two-stage rocket is traveling at a speed of 5.50×10^3 m/s with respect to Earth when a pre-designed explosion separates the rocket into two sections of equal mass that then move at a speed of 4.00×10^3 m/s relative to each other along the
19. ## Pyhsics

The weight of the atmosphere above 1 m2{\rm m}^{2} of Earth's surface is about 100,000 N{\rm N}. Density, of course, becomes less with altitude. But suppose the density of air were a constant 1.2 kg/m3{\rm kg}/{\rm m}^{3}. Calculate where the top of the
20. ## science

which of earth's spheres extends into all others? i think it would be the Biosphere because overlaps virtually the entire hydrosphere and portions of the atmosphere
21. ## physics

The mars rover opportunity approached Mars on January 24th, 2004 and was moving with a velocity of 5.4km/s when it hit the atmosphere on its way to the surface at Miridani Planum. i)convert this speed to miles/hr. ii) If it took the lander 6 minutes to hit
22. ## 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
23. ## Geographyand socity

1. _______________________ is the science of predicting the weather. (1 point) Climatology Ecology Meterology Botany 2. _______________________ is the condition of the atmosphere at any given location and time. (1 point) Weather Precipitation Climate
24. ## Science

An artificial satellite circles around the earth at the height where the gravitational force is one fourth of that at earth's surface. If the earth's radius is R the height of the satellite above the surface of the earth is?
25. ## 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
26. ## Physics

A 6.80 x 10^4 kg space shuttle moving at 7.90 x 10^4 m/s reenters the earth's atmosphere 80.0 km above the earth's surface. What is the shuttle's total mechanical energy with respect to earth's surface? I know the answer is E= 2.173 x 10^12J But I don't
27. ## earth science

briefly explain how earths atmosphere heated? Energy is transferred between the earth's surface and the atmosphere via conduction, convection, and radiation. Conduction is the process by which heat energy is transmitted through contact with neighboring
28. ## 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
29. ## earth

A particle weighs 120 N on the surface of the earth. At what height above the earth's surface will its weight be 30 N? Radius of the earth = 6,400 km.
30. ## physics

I need help! i don't know how to do this problem. average atmospheric pressure at earth's surface is 1.01 x 10^5 N/m^2. Earth's radius is 6.37 x 10^6m. Show that the total weight of earth's atmosphere is about 5.15 x 10^19 N.
31. ## Physics

Given that the Earth's radius is 6.37x10^6 m and taking the earth's gravitational field at its surface to be 9.81N/kg, find the gravitational potential at the Earth's surface.
32. ## EAPS

Consider what happens to a solar beam traveling through the atmosphere on some particular day. Within the atmosphere, 15% of the radiation is absorbed and 20% is scattered or reflected to space mostly by clouds. What percent of the solar radiation incident
33. ## Science (Atmosphere)

What happens to the energy absorbed by Earth's surface and atmosphere? They get radiated back into space as longer wave radiation. Is there anything else I should add to this answer? Thanks.
34. ## chemistry

A compressed gas cylinder of H2 containing 25 l at 200,000 kPa of pressure is emptied due a leak in a gas chromatography laboratory, with the following dimensions: 5 m long, 4 meters wide and 2.5 m height. Calculate the % oxygen and hydrogen in the
35. ## Physics

When the space shuttle (mass of the shuttle = 2 x10^6 kg) was at the outer limit of Earth's atmosphere (distance = 350 km above Earth's surface), astronauts measured the gravitational force from Earth to be equal to 1.7 x 10^7 newtons. Assuming that both
36. ## Phys Science

Good afternoon tutors..I need help on a few problems.Im really stuck.. 1) the space shuttle orbits at an altitude of approximately 200km above the surface of the earth. If the radius of the earth itself is 6380km, whats the acceleration de to gravity at
37. ## physic

A satellite used in a cellular telephone network has a mass of 2010kg and is in a circular orbit at a height of 770km above the surface of the earthTake the gravitational constant to be G = 6.67×10−11N⋅m2/kg2 , the mass of the earth to be me =
38. ## Science

Which statement correctly describes the sun and earth? a. the sun and earth both have water. b. the sun and earth both have a surface called the crust. c. the sun and earth both have an atmosphere d. the sun and earth both have breathable air
39. ## Physical Science

Many people mistakenly believe that the astronauts who orbit Earth are "above gravity." Earth's mass is 6×1024kg, and its radius is 6.38×106m (6380 km). Use the inverse-square law to find a height above Earth's surface at that the force of gravity on a
40. ## Astronomy

Why is the greenhouse effect on Earth not as drastic as on Venus? -There is no carbon dioxide in Earth’s atmosphere. -The oceans dissolved much of the carbon dioxide. -Earth is smaller than Venus so it can’t hold the gases in the atmosphere. -There is
41. ## Astronomy

Why is the greenhouse effect on Earth not as drastic as on Venus? There is no carbon dioxide in Earth’s atmosphere. The oceans dissolved much of the carbon dioxide. Earth is smaller than Venus so it can’t hold the gases in the atmosphere. There is more
42. ## phys science

A space shuttle orbits at an altitude of approximately 200km above the surface of the Earth. If the radius of the Earth itself is 6380 km, what’s the acceleration due to gravity at the altitude of the space shuttle?
43. ## Math Application

A space camera circles the Earth at a height of h miles above the surface. Suppose that d distance, IN MILES, on the surface of the Earth can be seen from the camera. (a) Find an equation that relates d and h. (b) If d is to be 3500 miles, how high must
44. ## physics

A satellite has a mass of 100 kg and is in an orbit at 2.00*10^6 m above the surface of the Earth (a) what is the potential enegry of the satellite at this location?(b) what is the magnitude of the gavitational forece on the satellite? a) Since the weight
45. ## physics

The weight of the atmosphere above 1 m^2 of Earth's surface is about 100,000 N. Density, of course, becomes less with altitude. But suppose the density of air were a constant 1.2 kg/m/s^3. Calculate where the top of the atmosphere would be.
46. ## physics

The weight of the atmosphere above 1 m^2 of Earth's surface is about 100,000 N. Density, of course, becomes less with altitude. But suppose the density of air were a constant 1.2 kg/m/s^3. Calculate where the top of the atmosphere would be.
47. ## physics

The weight of the atmosphere above 1 m^2 of Earth's surface is about 100,000 N. Density, of course, becomes less with altitude. But suppose the density of air were a constant 1.2 kg/m/s^3. Calculate where the top of the atmosphere would be.
48. ## Physics

The shuttle must perform the de-orbit burn to change its orbit so that the perigee, the point in the orbit closest to Earth, is inside of Earth's atmosphere. De-orbit maneuvers are done to lower the perigee of the orbit to 60 miles (or less). An altitude
49. ## Physics

The shuttle must perform the de-orbit burn to change its orbit so that the perigee, the point in the orbit closest to Earth, is inside of Earth's atmosphere. De-orbit maneuvers are done to lower the perigee of the orbit to 60 miles (or less). An altitude
50. ## science

1 which of earths spheres contains most of its mass? A atmosphere B hydrosphere C geosphere* D biosphere 2 erosion and weathering are examples of which types of forces? A constructive forces B destructive forces* C gravitational forces D inertia-related
51. ## Earth's Dynamic Atmosphere

The Sun heats the Earth. The Earth then reradiates this heat energy back into space. However, the amount of _______ in the air plays a key role in absorbing much of this exiting heat and warming Earth's atmosphere. A. carbon dioxide B. nitrogen C. oxygen
52. ## PHYSICS

How long would a meteor, with a velocity of 45 km/s, take to travel 120 km through Earth's atmosphere to Earth's surface? Assume no atmospheric friction. A. 0.375 s B. 2.66 s C. 45 s D. 5400 s I say B.
53. ## science

The atmosphere is composed of a mixture of _______________, _____________ ____________, and tiny___________________. Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. The origin of our atmosphere is still open to a great deal of speculation. One theory
54. ## Physics

A rocket starts from rest and moves upward from the surface of the earth. For the first 10s of its motion, the vertical acceleration of the rocket is given by a_y =( 2.70m/s^3)t, where the +y-direction is upward. 1) What is the height of the rocket above
55. ## earth

Atmosphere Homework! 1.Which of the following layers of the atmosphere is closest to space? 2.A barometer measures? 3. The atmosphere contains tiny solid particles called what? 4.The process by which the atmosphere slows Earth's loss of heat to space is
56. ## Physics

Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, is actually larger than the planet Mercury. It is also one of the few bodies in the solar system that has a dense atmosphere. Data from the Voyager 1 probe indicates that the atmospheric pressure on Titan’s surface is
57. ## physics

with what velocity must a body be thrown from earth surface so that it may reach a height 4Re the earth surface. given Re=6400km g=9.8m/s
58. ## PHYSICS

In a particular region of Earth's atmosphere, the electric field above Earth's surface has been measured to be 151 N/C downward at an altitude of 280 m and 167 N/C downward at an altitude of 430 m. Calculate the volume charge density of the atmosphere,
59. ## Physics

In a particular region of Earth's atmosphere, the electric field above Earth's surface has been measured to be 151 N/C downward at an altitude of 280 m and 167 N/C downward at an altitude of 430 m. Calculate the volume charge density of the atmosphere,
60. ## 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
61. ## physics

I will be thank full to u if u help me in solving the below problem If the change in the value of g at a height h above the surface of the earth is same as depth x below the surface of the earth, then (h<<R)
62. ## science

Th thermosphere is 415km deep. What percent of the atmosphere made up by the thermosphere if the total atmosphere extends 500km.
63. ## PHYSICS

Consider a one layer atmosphere for the planet Venus. 19% of incoming solar radiation is absorbed by the atmosphere. 99% of the outgoing radiation is absorbed by the atmosphere. The incoming radiation, E, as measured by satellite is 615 Wm-2. 1) Derive two
64. ## 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
65. ## phy

(Q1)At what altitude above the earth's surface would the acceleration due to gravity be 4.9m/s-2?Assuming the mean radius of the earth is 64000000meters and the acceleration due to gravity 9.8m/s-2 on the surface of the earth
66. ## SCIENCE

AT WHAT HEIGHT ABOVE THE EARTH'S SURFACE DOES THE ACCELERATION DUE TO GRAVITY FALL TO 1% OF ITS VALUE AT THE EARTH SURFACE
67. ## Physics (pressure)

What is the total mass of the earth's atmosphere? The radius of the Earth is 6.37E6 m, and atmospheric pressure at the surface is 1.013E5 N/m^2 (or Pa). I tried this: 1.013E5 Pa = Mg/ pi(6.37E6)^2 1.013E5 Pa (denominator)= 9.8 M solve for M: I'm coming
68. ## 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?
69. ## Electric Fields

In a particular region of Earth's atmosphere, the electric field above Earth's surface has been measured to be 151 N/C downward at an altitude of 280 m and 167 N/C downward at an altitude of 430 m. Calculate the volume charge density of the atmosphere,
70. ## Physics & Gravity

The acceleration due to gravity on the moon is about one-sixth its value on earth. If a baseball reaches a height of 51 m when thrown upward by someone on the earth, what height would it reach when thrown in the same way on the surface of the moon? Answer
71. ## Physics

I'm having trouble with this question. Some __ objects emit no visible light but are known through __ and radio images; satellite observations __ Earth's atmosphere help scientist study space at wavelengths that do not reach Earth's surface. If you can
72. ## physics

How much additional energy is needed to fire a 7.2 × 10^2 kg weather monitor on the earth’s surface to a height of 120 km above the earth? (rE = 6.38 × 10^6 m, ME = 5.98 × 10^24 kg) Assume that the weather monitor rises to that height, stops, and
73. ## Geography

Why is the atmosphere very dense near the surface of the earth?
74. ## physics

It is the year 2305 and the tallest structure in the world has an insane height of 3.19×106 m above the surface of the Earth. A pendulum clock that keeps perfect time on the surface of the Earth is placed at the top of the tower. How long does the clock
75. ## physics

It is the year 2305 and the tallest structure in the world has an insane height of 3.19×106 m above the surface of the Earth. A pendulum clock that keeps perfect time on the surface of the Earth is placed at the top of the tower. How long does the clock
76. ## physics

A satellite of mass m in a circular orbit at a height of 400Km above the earth's surface. What is the Radius of the Earth (given: 6.35 * 10^6) with respect to the center C of the Earth?
77. ## Physics

At a height of 500km above earth, a satellite will orbit the earth once every 95 minutes. Find the mass of the earth based on this idea. B) How far above earth's surface would a satellite need to orbit so that it revolves at exactly the same rate as the
78. ## physics

A 715 kg object is lifted from the surface of the earth to a height of 880 kg above the surface of the earth. Calculate the increase in gravitational potential energy using the exact expression and compare it with the approximate expression using g=9.81.
79. ## SCIENCE HELP PLS

The density of gas particles in a section of Earth’s atmosphere decreases. Which of the following is the most likely explanation for this event? The air pressure in that section of Earth’s atmosphere decreased. The air pressure in that section of
80. ## Physics

What is the Earth's gravitational force on you when you are standing on the Earth and when you are riding in the Space Shuttle 380 km above the Earth's surface? Answer as a fraction of the surface gravity of Earth. (The Earth's radius is 6400 km.)
81. ## Physics

A 1300-kg space vehicle falls vertically from a height of 2500 km above the earth's surface. Determine how much work is done by the force of gravity in bringing the vehicle to the earth's surface.
82. ## Physics

You jump from a height of 1.0m from the surface of the Earth. The Earth will actually move a bit as you land. a.) Explain Why b.) Estimate the distance the Earth moves, listing any assumptions you make
83. ## physics

At what height above Earth's surface is the gravitational acceleration reduced from its sea-level value by 0.20%? At what height above Earth's surface is the gravitational acceleration reduced from its sea-level value by 2.0%? At what height above Earth's
84. ## physics

At what height above Earth's surface is the gravitational acceleration reduced from its sea-level value by 0.20%? At what height above Earth's surface is the gravitational acceleration reduced from its sea-level value by 2.0%? At what height above Earth's
85. ## mechanics and heat

At the same instant that a 0.5 kg ball is dropped from 25 m above earth , a second ball , with a mass of 0.25 kg , is thrown straight upward from earth’s surface with an initial speed of 15 m/s . They move along nearby lines and pass without colliding.
86. ## algebra

You must submit your response as a file. An object’s weight depends on its height above the surface of the earth. If a man weighs 190 pounds on the surface of the earth, then the man's weight in pounds (W) x miles above the surface is approximated by the
87. ## 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? I know how to do the
88. ## Electromagnetic spectrum

Some astronomical objects emit no visible light but are known through (blank?) and radio images; satellite observations (blank?) Earth's atmosphere help scientists study space at wavelengths that do not reach Earth's surface?

(1) Scientists generally agree that Earth is getting warmer due to what's called the greenhouse effect. (2) A greenhouse stays warm because sunlight and heat coming through the glass roof are mostly trapped. (3) The heat doesn't radiate back into the
90. ## global warming science

1a (5 points possible) A schematic of a two layer model of the Earth-atmosphere energy balance is shown in the image below. The atmosphere is assumed to be transparent to solar radiation, and the total solar radiation absorbed by the surface is written in
91. ## science

which of the following is true about Earths atmosphere? a)the atmosphere contains 78 percent water vapor b)the atmosphere contains 21 percent oxygen c)the atmosphere allows radiation from the sun to pass through and warm Earths surface
92. ## physics

A spy satellite was launched into a circular orbit with a height of 599 km above the surface of the Earth. Determine its orbital speed and period. (The mass of the Earth is 5.97 1024 kg, and the radius of the Earth is 6370 km.)
93. ## Physics

Determine the velocity of the Hubble deep space telescope while it is in orbit at a height of 598 km (5.98 x 105 m) above the earth’s surface. The earth’s radius is approximately 6.4 x 106 m. The mass of the earth is 6.0 x 1024 kg.
94. ## Physics 20

Astronauts in orbit appear to be 'weightless'.Suppose an astronaut with a mass of 154 KG including gear is in orbit in the space shuttle, a distance of 222 km above the Earth;s surface.Taking the Earth's radius to be 6371km, and its mass to be 5.97 X
95. ## science

Large craters are visible on the moon but not common on the earth's surface. Which of the following is the beady explanation of why large craters are not evident in the earth's surface in photos taken from space. A.three quarters of the earth's surface is
96. ## Oceanography

why on the world average. Earth’s. atmosphere is in motion. Take into consideration the distribution of earth’s surface area with latitude and the variation in heat loss and heat gain with latitude.
97. ## calculus

the weight of a person on or above the surface of the earth varies inversely as the square of the distance the person is from the center of the earth. if a person weighs 180 pounds on the surface of the earth and the radius of the earth is 3900 miles, what
98. ## Physics

Two satellites are in circular orbits around the earth. The orbit for satellite A is at a height of 360 km above the earth's surface, while that for satellite B is at a height of 720 km. Find the orbital speed for each satellite.
99. ## 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
100. ## Physics

Calculate the force of gravity on a spacecraft 19200 km (3 earth radii) above the Earth's surface if its mass is 1600 kg. Hint: At three earth radii from the surface of the Earth, the gravity force (weight) of the spacecraft will be reduced to (1/4)^2 =