1. Physics

    Suppose a straight 1.50 mm -diameter copper wire could just "float" horizontally in air because of the force due to the Earth's magnetic field B, which is horizontal, perpendicular to the wire, and of magnitude 3.0×10−5 T . What current would the wire
  2. Physics

    If the moon were twice as massive, would the attractive force of Earth on the moon be twice as large? Yes No What about the attractive force of the moon on Earth? Yes No
  3. math

    Find the distance that the earth travels in seven days in its path around the sun. Assume that a year has 365 days and that the path of the earth around the sun is a circle of radius 93 million miles. [The path of the earth around the sun is actually an
  4. Physics

    I still cannot solve this problem: Consider a spaceship located on the Earth-Moon center line (i.e. a line that intersects the centers of both bodies) such that, at that point, the tugs on the spaceship from each celestial body exactly cancel, leaving the
  5. kv khurda

    an artificial satellite is orbiting the earth. A bomb is released from the satellite. The bomb will (a)explode due to the heat generated by the friction of air (b)fall freely on the earth (c)escape into outer space (d)orbit the earth along with the
  6. electric engineering

    First of all I need to let you know that I'm not an Engineering student. I'm just dabbling with it in a hobbie capacity. I recently wrapped 11 layers of 30gauge magnetic wire around a ball, approximatly 2" in diameter. Leaving a lead and starting from the
  7. science

    a crew of astronauts leaves earth on a Monday , lands on the moon on a Thursday. they and on the side of the moon facing away from the earth. on what day would the astronauts be able to see earth from the moon, explain
  8. physics

    Is the charge on the surface of the earth due to an excess or a deficit of electrons?
  9. physics

    A strong lightning bolt transfers about 26 C to Earth. How many electrons are transferred?
  10. geometry

    The radius of the earth is approximately 6371 km.If the international space station (ISS) is orbiting 353 km above the earth, find the distance from the ISS to the horizon(x)
  11. physics

    The planet Jupiter is more than 300 times as massive as the Earth But it so happens that a body would scarcely weigh three times as much on the surface of Jupiter as it would on the surface of Earth. Can you think of an explanation for why this is so?
  12. physics

    A 470-kg satellite experiences a gravitational force of 850 N. Use M_{Earth} = 5.972 x 10^{24} kilograms and r_{Earth} = 6370 kilometers What is the radius of the satellite�s orbit? r_{orbit} = _____________kilometers What is its altitude? altitude
  13. physics

    The planet Jupiter is more than 300 times as massive as the Earth But it so happens that a body would scarcely weigh three times as much on the surface of Jupiter as it would on the surface of Earth. Can you think of an explanation for why this is so?
  14. Physics

    A pole-vaulter of mass 59.9 kg vaults to a height of 5.9 m before dropping to thick padding placed below to cushion her fall. (a) Find the speed with which she lands. m/s (b) If the padding brings her to a stop in a time of 0.48 s, what is the average
  15. english part 1

    Which of the following best expresses the writer's main idea in “Single Room, Earth View”? A. Space exploration leads to human progress. B. Space travel offers a unique view of Earth. C. Astronauts are highly trained scientists. D. Pollution is
  16. physics

    Star Z has 1/5 the radius of Earth and 1000 times the Earth's mass. If a mass weighs 1.0 N on Earth, what does it weight on Star Z? Thank you.
  17. physics

    The radius of Earth is about 6.38 103 km. A 7.40 103 N spacecraft travels away from Earth. What is the weight of the spacecraft at the following distances from Earth's surface?
  18. physics

    Star Z has 1/5 the radius of Earth and 1000 times the Earth's mass. If a mass weighs 1.0 N on Earth, what does it weight on Star Z?
  19. physics

    Star Z has 1/5 the radius of Earth and 1000 times the Earth's mass. If a mass weighs 1.0 N on Earth, what does it weight on Star Z?
  20. physics(moment/equilibrium)

    A pole AB of length 10m and weight 600N has its centre of gravity 4m from the end A,and lies on horizontal ground. Calculate the force required to beging tto lift the end. Why would this force applied at the end A not be sufficient to lift the end A
  21. physics

    About 50,000 years ago, in an area located outside Flagstaff, Arizona, a giant 4.5x10^7 kg meteor fell and struck Earth, leaving a 180 m hole now known as Barrington crater. If the meteor was traveling 20000 m/s upon impact, with what average force did the
  22. science

    What universal force is primarily responsible for keeping satellite in orbit around earth? Answers are electromagnetic force, strong nuclear force, gravitational force, weak nuclear force. Thank you
  23. Physics

    A satellite of mass 5700 orbits the Earth and has a period of 6000 . a) Determine the radius of its circular orbit. b) Determine the magnitude of the Earth's gravitational force on the satellite. c) Determine the altitude of the satellite.
  24. Physics

    an airplane has a velocity of 499 km/h relative to the moving air. at the same time, a wind blows northward with a speed of 87 km/h relative to the earth. the airplane is moving in an easterly direction relative to the earth. find speed of airplane to
  25. 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
  26. Math

    Earth is represented on a map of a portion of the solar system so that its surface is the circle with equation x squared + y squared + 8x + 6y - 3575=0. A weather satellite circles 0.4 unit above Earth with the center of its circular orbit at the center of
  27. science

    Which motion causes night and day on Earth? A. the Sun’s motion around its axis B. Earth’s motion around its axis*** C. Earth’s motion around the Sun D. the Moon’s motion around Earth I think the answer is B, but am I correct?
  28. S.S.

    Which of the following was NOT a reason why there was less industrial development I the South than in the North? a. because of the rockiness of southern land made it difficult to develop railroads. b. because there was a lack of capital in the South. c.
  29. science

    Meteorites can make large depressions on Earth’s surface when they make impact. Why are so few of these depressions visible on Earth’s surface? • Earth is constantly changing it’s topography due to volcanic activity, or processes such as
  30. Geography

    if you traveled south from South America, What is the next continent you would reach? Do you have a globe you can look at? If not, do you know which continent is located at the very southern-most point of the earth? if you traveled south from south
  31. physics

    A satellite is placed between the Earth and the Moon, along a straight line that connects their centers of mass. The satellite has an orbital period around the Earth that is the same as that of the Moon, 27.3 days. How far away from the Earth should this
  32. Physics

    A satellite is placed between the Earth and the Moon, along a straight line that connects their centers of mass. The satellite has an orbital period around the Earth that is the same as that of the Moon, 27.3 days. How far away from the Earth should this
  33. Physics

    A satellite is placed between the Earth and the Moon, along a straight line that connects their centers of mass. The satellite has an orbital period around the Earth that is the same as that of the Moon, 27.3 days. How far away from the Earth should this
  34. Math

    There are about 7 billion people on Earth. Suppose that they all lined up and held hands, each person taking about 2 yards of space. a. How long a line would the people form? b. The circumference of the Earth is about 25,000 miles at the equator. How many
  35. Physics

    Calculate the speed needed by a spacecraft to maintain a circular orbit at about 350 km above Earth’s surface. (it's a project where we create our own spaceship. let's say the craft is 500kg) --- Not sure about the formula to find this. All I know is
  36. trig

    Find a polar equation of this conic with focus at the pole and the given eccentricity and directrix. e=2, r cos X =-1
  37. Trigonometry

    Find the length of the shadow of a 50 ft vertical pole when the angle of elevation of the sun is 28 degrees
  38. math

    There are 3 speedboats travelling down a straight river that runs North - South between two bridges which are 325 miles apart. The red speedboat starts at the North bridge and travels South at a spped of 150mph. The blue speedboat starts at the South
  39. physics

    The mean distance of the planet Neptune from the Sun is 30.05 times the mean distance of Earth from the Sun. a.) Determine how many Earth-years it takes Neptune to orbit the Sun. b.) The mass of the Sun is 1.99 x 10^30 kg, and the closest distance of
  40. physics

    A tapering wooden telegraph pole is 15ft long and its center of gravity is 6ft from one end. It weighs 400lbs. What force is required to lift each end?
  41. Physics (please help!!!!)

    Mars orbits the Sun at a mean distance of 228 million km, in a period of 687 days. The Earth orbits at a mean distance of 149.6 million km in a period of 365.26 days. All answers should be in the range (0, 2pi) a) Suppose Earth and Mars are positioned such
  42. Physics (please help!!!!)

    Mars orbits the Sun at a mean distance of 228 million km, in a period of 687 days. The Earth orbits at a mean distance of 149.6 million km in a period of 365.26 days. All answers should be in the range (0, 2pi) a) Suppose Earth and Mars are positioned such
  43. Physics (please help!!!!)

    Mars orbits the Sun at a mean distance of 228 million km, in a period of 687 days. The Earth orbits at a mean distance of 149.6 million km in a period of 365.26 days. All answers should be in the range (0, 2pi) a) Suppose Earth and Mars are positioned such
  44. Physics Please help!!!

    Mars orbits the Sun at a mean distance of 228 million km, in a period of 687 days. The Earth orbits at a mean distance of 149.6 million km in a period of 365.26 days. All answers should be in the range (0, 2pi) a) Suppose Earth and Mars are positioned such
  45. Physics (please help!!!!)

    Mars orbits the Sun at a mean distance of 228 million km, in a period of 687 days. The Earth orbits at a mean distance of 149.6 million km in a period of 365.26 days. All answers should be in the range (0, 2pi) a) Suppose Earth and Mars are positioned such
  46. physics

    Using Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation, compare the gravitational pull of the Sun on the Earth to the gravitational pull of the Moon on the Earth. Constants: Mass of the Moon, M☽= 7.348E22 kg. Moon's semi-major axis, a☽= 3.844E8 m. You can
  47. Physics

    Find the gravitational force between the sun and the earth in newtons?
  48. Geography

    (Use the drop-down menu to complete the sentence) As one side of Earth turns away from the sun, [Options] A.) The Sun moves with it. B.) The Sun appears to rise on that side of Earth. C.) The Sun appears to set on that side of Earth. D.) The Sun moves to
  49. physics

    the earth (mass=5.98x10^24kg) rotates around the sun in a orbit that is approximately circular, with a radius of 1.5x10^11m find the orbital speed of the earth around the sun
  50. help physics

    the earth (mass=5.98x10^24kg) rotates around the sun in a orbit that is approximately circular, with a radius of 1.5x10^11m find the orbital speed of the earth around the sun
  51. Physics

    Take into account the Earth's rotational speed (1 rev/day) and determine the necessary speed, with respect to the Earth, for a rocket to escape if fired from the Earth at the equator in a direction a) eastward; b) westward; c) vertically upward. The
  52. Physics

    Take into account the Earth's rotational speed (1 rev/day) and determine the necessary speed, with respect to the Earth, for a rocket to escape if fired from the Earth at the equator in a direction a) eastward; b) westward; c) vertically upward. The
  53. Earth and Physical Science

    A 901 kg car is traveling north down a country road when a deer crosses in front of the car. By slamming on the breaks, the care is able to decelerate at 4.0 meters per second squared. What is the frictional force between the street and the car?
  54. Earth Science

    Why is it generally warmer in a rural area than in an urban area? I have a question: How does the earth's surface heat up or cool down? My answer: the sun heats up the earth darker surfaces are warmer than cooler surfaces. Please help.
  55. PHYSIC

    1)What must be the orbital speed of a satellite in a circular orbit 740 above the surface of the earth? 2)What is the period of revolution of a satellite with mass that orbits the earth in a circular path of radius 8000 (about 1630 above the surface of the
  56. 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
  57. Science

    A satellite orbiting at an elevation of 3200 km does what a) Stays beyond the earth's gravity, which is why it stays up there. B) in an elliptical orbit, since its speed is less than the escape velocity. C) Falling toward earth with an acceleration equal
  58. EARTH SCIENCE

    Cumulus and stratus clouds belong to which cloud group? A. Puffy clouds B. High clouds C. Middle clouds D. Low clouds Is it A? What is the basic cause of ocean tides? A. Gravitational force of volcanic activity B. Gravitational attraction between the Moon
  59. Physics-mechanics

    A 1.0 kg mass weighs 9.8 N on Earth's surface, and the radius of the Earth is roughly 6.4 x 10^6 m. Calculate the average density of Earth. (Show how you would calculate for density; don't just give the answer because L wan't to understand how you arrived
  60. Physics

    The mean radius of the Earth is R=6.38x10^6m. At what distance above the Earth's surface will the acceleration of gravity be 4.905m/s^2? F_g=(Gmme)/r^2 4.905=6.67x10^-11(5.98x10^24)/r^2 The mass cancel out so that is how I got the above answer. r=9017663m
  61. science

    how many electrons are in the outer energy level of the atoms of alkaline-earth metals?
  62. precalc

    Memphis and New Orleans are approximately on the same meridian. Memphis has a lattitude of 35 degrees north and New Orleans has a lattitude of 30 degrees north. Find distance between them, assuming radius of Earth is 3960 miles.
  63. earth

    The quantity of radiation received by earth from the sun is 1.4 kW / m2. Assuming that sun is an ideal radiator, calculate the surface temperature of the sun. The ratio of the radius of earth's orbit to the radius of the sun is 216.
  64. Physics

    If the mass of a planet is 0.571 times that of the Earth and its radius is 0.787 times that of the Earth, estimate the gravitational field g at the surface of the planet. The gravitational acceleration on Earth is 9.8 m/s2. Answer in units of m/s2
  65. Physics

    If the mass of a planet is 0.103 times that of the Earth and its radius is 0.592 times that of the Earth, estimate the gravitational field g at the surface of the planet. The gravitational acceleration on Earth is 9.8 m/s2. Answer in units of m/s2
  66. physics

    Hi i'm doing that lab were you attach a weight to a tape which is also through a timer that puts marks on the tape at a given time interval ok I'm asked why is gravity different than on Earth? I don't rember the physics answer behind it I remeber Fg =
  67. drbob222,math

    Am going correct with this one. It is estimated that the Earth is losing 4000 species of plants and animals every year. If S represents the number of species living last year, how many species are on Earth this year? S-4000=1 S=1+4000 S=4001 of species we
  68. science

    a region of magnetic force is known as a _______________ magnetic field. You could also be thinking of magnetic pole.
  69. 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
  70. science

    the moon's gravity is about one-sixth the gravity on earth. mar's gravity is about one half the gravity on earth. make a bar graph that shows your weight (95 lbs) in newtons on earth, moon, and on mars. A newton is equal to about one quarter of a pound.
  71. Phyiscs

    A satellite circles the earth in an orbit whose radius is 2.07 times the earth's radius. The earth's mass is 5.98 x 1024 kg, and its radius is 6.38 x 106 m. What is the period of the satellite?
  72. physics

    A satellite circles the earth in an orbit whose radius is 2.01 times the earth's radius. The earth's mass is 5.98 x 1024 kg, and its radius is 6.38 x 106 m. What is the period of the satellite?
  73. physics

    (a) Find the speed of a satellite moving around the earth in a circular orbit that has a radius equal to six times the earth's radius of 6.38 106 m. (b) Find the satellite's orbital period.
  74. Physics

    (a) Find the speed of a satellite moving around the earth in a circular orbit that has a radius equal to five times the earth's radius of 6.38 106 m. (b) Find the satellite's orbital period. Please Help!
  75. World Geography

    REVIEW 1.How do lines of latitude and longitude help geographers study Earth? A. These lines show geographers the direction of Earth’s rotation around the sun. B. These lines help geographers see the difference between oceans and landforms on Earth’s
  76. physics

    Only need help with part c Mars orbits the Sun at a mean distance of 228 million km, in a period of 687 days. The Earth orbits at a mean distance of 149.6 million km in a period of 365.26 days. All answers should be in the range (0, 2pi) a) Suppose Earth
  77. physics

    I need only part c Mars orbits the Sun at a mean distance of 228 million km, in a period of 687 days. The Earth orbits at a mean distance of 149.6 million km in a period of 365.26 days. All answers should be in the range (0, 2pi) a) Suppose Earth and Mars
  78. physics

    I need only part c Mars orbits the Sun at a mean distance of 228 million km, in a period of 687 days. The Earth orbits at a mean distance of 149.6 million km in a period of 365.26 days. All answers should be in the range (0, 2pi) a) Suppose Earth and Mars
  79. earth

    The acceleration due to gravity on planet X is one fifth that on the surface of the earth. If it takes 4.6 s for an object to fall a certain distance from rest on earth, how long would it take to fall the same distance on planet X? Answer in units of s
  80. Physical Science

    My homework is to do some exercises on the Foucault Pendulum. I'm stuck on several of the problems. One is to find the approximate angle of rotation of the earth in one day at our latititue, which is 39.9. I found the equation n = 360 sin of latitude, but
  81. Maths

    The parts of a pole were painted red, blue and yellow. 3/5 was painted red, 7/8 was painted blue. What part of a pole was painted yellow?
  82. physics

    when an object is 100m above the surface of earth. The earth's attraction for it is 10N. In order then the earth's attraction on the same object is only 5N. how far should be taken to object be away from surface of earth.
  83. Science

    The sun, moon and planets all follow approximately the same path from east to west across the sky; none of them is ever seen in the far northern or far southern sky. What does this suggest about the arrangements of these members of the solar system in
  84. Physics

    A 5.00 x 102 kg hot air balloon takes off from rest at the surface of the earth. The buoyant force lifts the balloon straight up, performing 9.70 x 104 J of work on the balloon. At the instant the balloon's upward speed is 4.08 m/s, the balloon will be
  85. Science

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

    Only need help with part c Mars orbits the Sun at a mean distance of 228 million km, in a period of 687 days. The Earth orbits at a mean distance of 149.6 million km in a period of 365.26 days. All answers should be in the range (0, 2pi) a) Suppose Earth
  87. Physics

    (a) Find the speed of a satellite moving around the earth in a circular orbit that has a radius equal to six times the earth's radius of 6.38 x 10^6 m. (b) Find the satellite's orbital period.
  88. Navigation

    Solution to yesterdays problem I think! I am just beginning to study navigation & on top of that do not have a clue about how things should be expressed mathematically and on top of that have difficulty typing formulas on the computer - they are obviously
  89. 7th grade Ms. Sue help Pygorean Theoream asap quic

    3. A ladder is leaning against a house. The distance between the base of the ladder to the house is 3 feet. The length of the ladder is 10 feet. In feet, how far above the ground does the ladder touch the house? (1 point) 4.2 9.5 10.4 14.1 4. A wire is
  90. 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
  91. 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
  92. Physics

    1. Planet X orbits the sun with a mean orbital radius that is 6200 times that of earth. Its diameter is twice that of earth, and its mass is 8 times that of earth. A) Calculate the year of the planet X. B) Calculate the acceleration due to gravity on
  93. Shawdow math

    A  pole  is  8  feet  long.    Its  shadow  is  6  feet     long.    If  you  draw  a  line  from  the  tip  of  the   pole  to  the  tip  of  the  shadow,  how  long  will   the  line  be?
  94. physic

    Find the force a 67.5 kg man would experience while standing in the surface of each of the following planets PLANET 1. EARTH 2. MARS 3. PLUTO Mass for earth 5.98 x 10^24 kg for mars 6.34 x 10 ^23 kg for pluto 5 x 10^23 kg distance distance for planet 6.337
  95. Pre-Cal

    Test for symmetry with respect to Q=pi/2, the polar axis, and the pole. r=6 sinQ I know I have to replace (r,Q) with (r,pi-Q) (r,-Q) and (-r,Q) so would that be (6,pi/2)? I do not know how to find the Q.
  96. science

    The true speed of a moving car on the Earth, if you want to be very precise, would be the speed of the car with respect to the ground Is this true? yeah it is true yeah it is true The true speed of a moving car on the Earth, if you want to be very precise,
  97. Physics

    1.Halley's comet moves about the sun in an elliptical orbit with its closest approach to the sun being 0.59 A.U. and its furthest distance being 35 A.U. [1 Astronomical Unit (A.U.) is the Earth-Sun distance.] If the comet's speed at closest approach is 54
  98. geometry

    Satellite Explorer VII, with a = 4465 and b = 4462, and with the center of the Earth being at one of the foci of the ellipse. Assuming the Earth has a radius of about 3960 miles,graph both the orbits of Explorer VII and earths surface on the same axis if
  99. Physics Please help!

    Calculate the position of the center of mass of the following pairs of objects. Use acoordinate system where the origin is at the center of the more massive object. Give youranswer not in meters but as a fraction of the radius as requested. Get data from
  100. Physics

    Suppose a straight 1.60mm -diameter copper wire could just "float" horizontally in air because of the force due to the Earth's magnetic field B⃗ , which is horizontal, perpendicular to the wire, and of magnitude 4.2×10−5T . What current would