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delta895
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How do you find the Universe's gravitational Constant "G"?
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delta895 Group Title
How do you find the Universe's gravitational Constant "G"?
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azeotrope4 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
are you there? do you mean that as in the actual value, or just some rough idea?
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azeotrope4 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gravitational_constant#History_of_measurement
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John4m2 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
do you mean the center
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TomLikesPhysics Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
http://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
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Dr._Neutrino Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Just FYI, recent theoretical work would indicate that G is not so universally constant after all and varies within our Universe.
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amistre64 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
How do you find the Universe's gravitational Constant "G"? ..hmm; id say by falling down alot and recording the data might be a start :)
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waterfalling Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
By going to a nearby innercity and screaming "WHERE DA BIG G'S AT?!"
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abhibookworm Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
You can use the formula g=GMm/r^2 So G=gr^2/Mm
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