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P09-02: Universal Gravitational Constant

P09-02: Universal Gravitational Constant

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This lesson will show how the relationship of attraction between any two objects can be mathematically calculated.

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Along with my video and the author's, there is also this SCREENCAST to help you understand, not only the constant that links masses and distances with the attractive force between them, but how that ludicrously small value was determined in the first place.

Source: Hewitt, P. G. (2015). Conceptual Physics (12th ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson.

Universal Gravitational Constant

Von Jolly's Experiment

Source: HEWITT, P. G. (2015). CONCEPTUAL PHYSICS (12TH ED.). BOSTON, MA: PEARSON.