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What is the surface temperature of the planet?

A planet of radius r and mass M has a homogeneous atmosphere (density independent of height). The atmosphere has a height h and the atmosphere’s gas has a molar mass μ. 176 more words

Interesting Physics

While moving to Pluto would cause drastic "weight loss"...

…it won’t do a thing for your mass.

The science museum where I work (<3!) has a scale that displays how much you would weigh on various astronomical bodies. 254 more words


Flat Earth Week, Day 7: Water We Going To Do About It?

All things must come to an end, except for Earth, which does not have ends because it is not flat.  We have reached the final day of Flat Earth week. 1,169 more words

Gravitational Waves

The video in this link describes in a simple manner the consequences of the  recently announced discovery of Gravitational Waves.  Their existence is final proof that… 275 more words


If the solar system were reduced

If all the linear dimensions of the solar system were reduced in some proportion, then what will be the length of Earth’s year? 251 more words