A community for students.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing
delta895
 4 years ago
How do you find the Universe's gravitational Constant "G"?
delta895
 4 years ago
How do you find the Universe's gravitational Constant "G"?

This Question is Closed

azeotrope4
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0are you there? do you mean that as in the actual value, or just some rough idea?

azeotrope4
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gravitational_constant#History_of_measurement

TomLikesPhysics
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cavendish_experiment or \[mg = mMG/r^2\] M = mass of the earth ; r = radius of the earth  you can look these values up and calculate G

Dr._Neutrino
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Just FYI, recent theoretical work would indicate that G is not so universally constant after all and varies within our Universe.

amistre64
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0How do you find the Universe's gravitational Constant "G"? ..hmm; id say by falling down alot and recording the data might be a start :)

waterfalling
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0By going to a nearby innercity and screaming "WHERE DA BIG G'S AT?!"

abhibookworm
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You can use the formula g=GMm/r^2 So G=gr^2/Mm
Ask your own question
Sign UpFind more explanations on OpenStudy
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.