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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

Interesting Physics

Moon, Sun Or Both About Equally

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The Moon is most responsible for Earth’s tides. Which pulls more strongly on the Earth and its oceans?

A) Moon

B) Sun… 86 more words

Astronomy

Blending Science with Philosophy- Part 1

Skepticism is good. In order to know the answer , you need to question. Our sages in the Vedic period were great skeptic and so they spend their lifetime in search of knowledge, light or truth and achieved a lot. 349 more words

Life

The body is lowered into a deep pit.

What will happen to the force of gravity acting on the body by the Earth, if the body is lowered into a deep pit? 103 more words

Mechanics

How do you calculate g?

Newton’s law of universal gravitation states  

where: F is the force between the masses, G is the gravitational constant, M1 is the first mass, M2 is the second mass, and R is the distance between the centers of the masses. 58 more words

Mechanics

Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation

Newton knew that the force that caused the apple’s acceleration (gravity) must be dependent upon the mass of the apple. And since the force acting to cause the apple’s downward acceleration also causes the earth’s upward acceleration (Newton’s third law), that force must also depend upon the mass of the earth. 167 more words

Newton's Law Of Universal Gravitation