Essays Tagged: "gravitational pull"

Black Holes - how they are formed, how many there are, what properties thay have etc.

area ofconcentrated mass for the space it occupies, making it impossible for an object to escapeits gravitational pull. This is due to escape velocity; the velocity required to exit anobject's gravita ... al pull (The Earth's escape velocity is 11.2 km/s). Because black holesare so dense and massive the gravitational pull they possess captures light itself, making itimpossible to ever escape a black ho ...

(3 pages) 247 4 4.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Calculus

s considered one of the great physicists all time. He applied calculus tohis theories of motion and gravitational pull. He was able to discover a function anddescribe mathematically the motion of all ...

(2 pages) 211 1 3.1 Sep/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

What is a black hole?

ace that has so much mass concentrated in it that there is no way for a nearby object to escape its gravitational pull.If you threw the rock straight up in the air hard enough, you could make it escap ... he velocity of light. Then, since nothing can go faster than light, nothing can escape the object's gravitational field. Even a beam of light would be pulled back by gravity and would be unable to esc ...

(3 pages) 89 2 3.9 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Proving the Exstance and current theorums of the "black hole"

as at least three solar masses. That is, the mass of three solar systems such as our milky way. Its gravitational pull is so great that even light cant escape. It just sits here collecting particles f ... this would be what would happen to you if you came into a black hole. At first, you don't feel any gravitational forces at all. Since you're in free fall, every part of your body and your spaceship i ...

(5 pages) 108 3 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Earth's tides. How the moons gravity and other factors affects this natural pattern.

Earth's TidesGravity is the key to the Earth's rising and falling tides. The combinedgravitational effects of the Sun and the Moon constantly pull the world's oceansin different directi ... ors that complicate this basic process. Friction, the Earth's rotation, thetilt of its axis and the gravitational pull given off by the Sun and Moon thataffects Earth's atmosphere. These forces togeth ... tides. When the Moon is in its first and lastquarters, the Sun is at right angles to it, and their gravitational pulls workagainst each other to create extra low neap tides.The story continues as the ...

(2 pages) 51 0 2.8 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Newton's Three Laws of Motion

arden, when an apple fell from it and hit him on the head. Thus, he discovered gravity. The earth's gravitational pull pulls objects toward it. However, many people believe that this is only a myth cr ...

(1 pages) 70 1 3.9 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Chemistry Definitions

changes wherever you areMass: the amount of matter that occupies something, changes with different gravitational pull.Physical change: A change that can be reversed, no new substance is created. The ...

(1 pages) 50 3 3.8 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Black Holes.

k holes are regions in space that have so much mass, nearby objects and even light can't escape its gravitational pull. Black holes are thought to form from heavy stars. When these stars end their liv ... ingularity, or the center of the black hole. Anything inside of the event horizon cannot escape the gravitational pull of the black hole, including light (http://design.lbl.gov/education/blackholes/, ...

(3 pages) 34 0 4.1 Jan/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Gravity

Hemispheres of the Earth, you can see some of these metals being pulled to the Earth by the Earth's gravitational pull. The magnetic attraction of the North and South poles start to gather up these pa ...

(1 pages) 596 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Planets

ent of all the material in our solar system. Its enormous size means that Jupiter has a very strong gravitational pull, about 318 times greater then the gravitational pull of Earth.Saturn is the secon ... ss.Uranus's path around the sun could not be calculated as perfectly as it should have been. So the gravitational pull of some thing beyond Uranus was thought to be causing it to move just slightly ou ...

(2 pages) 31 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

TIDES

e moon and tide. Scientists now know that the moon gives a small tug to all objects on the earth, a gravitational pull, but the objects on land aren't affected significantly. However when the moon's g ... icantly. However when the moon's gravitational pull affects the water, tides are formed. The moon's gravitational pull today has tugged on the earth so much that the Earth has turned slightly oval; th ...

(1 pages) 462 0 3.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

The Cold Equation

gh fuel to make it to its destination by computerized layout. When the EDS goes through the planets gravitational pull. The weight that is there will increase in heaviness. Marilyn's 150 pounds would ...

(2 pages) 2040 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Compare And Contrast Equation

gh fuel to make it to its destination by computerized layout. When the EDS goes through the planets gravitational pull. The weight that is there will increase in heaviness. Marilyn's 150 pounds would ...

(2 pages) 358 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Comp Equatioin

gh fuel to make it to its destination by computerized layout. When the EDS goes through the planets gravitational pull. The weight that is there will increase in heaviness. Marilyn's 150 pounds would ...

(2 pages) 407 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Coral fish

uction. According to Peter H. Pressley, it appears that the moon/s light may be as important as its gravitational pull. "Some fishes may use periods of maximum moonlight for effective nest guarding du ...

(4 pages) 570 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Climate Project

nds along the West Coast generally increase sea levels by about 10 to 20 centimeters in winter. The gravitational pull of the moon and sun sets up highest tides in British Columbia in December and Jan ...

(6 pages) 17 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Climate Project

nds along the West Coast generally increase sea levels by about 10 to 20 centimeters in winter. The gravitational pull of the moon and sun sets up highest tides in British Columbia in December and Jan ...

(6 pages) 657 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Planets are basically just like a bonch of rocks flying

an orbit. The orbit is sometimes eliptical. In order for these planets to stay orbiting they need a gravitational pull. The sun is keeping these planets in motion for a long time. Also the planets gra ... so the planets gravity pulls another. Why do you think the moon stays in the same orbit? The Earths gravitational pull is keeping the moon moving. Also the Moon's gravitational pull makes waves on pla ...

(1 pages) 428 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Black Holes

ea of concentrated mass for the space it occupies, making it impossible for an object to escape its gravitational pull. This is due to escape velocity; the velocity required to exit an object's gravit ... y required to exit an object's gravitational pull. Because black holes are so dense and massive the gravitational pull they possess captures light itself, making it impossible to ever escape a black h ...

(2 pages) 545 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy