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Asteroids have been moving through space for billions of

Conceptual Physics | 12th Edition | ISBN: 9780321909107 | Authors: Paul G. Hewitt ISBN: 9780321909107 29

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Problem 6E

Asteroids have been moving through space for billions of years. What keeps them moving?

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Solution 6E This question can be explained on the basis of Newton’s first law of motion. When there is no external force, an object maintains its initial state of rest or uniform motion. The motion of the asteroid is not disturbed by any external force. So, they are continuing their state of motion for billions of years. However, gravitational force due to the sun or earth may have a minor impact on their motion, but that is not enough to change their overall state of motion.

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Textbook: Conceptual Physics
Edition: 12
Author: Paul G. Hewitt
ISBN: 9780321909107

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