 8.1: What do Newtons apple and the Moon have in common?
 8.2: Explain the difference between G and g.
 8.3: When you stand on Earth, the distance between you and Earth is zero...
 8.4: The force of gravity on an object is proportional to the objects ma...
 8.5: A friend who knows nothing about physics asks what keeps an orbitin...
 8.6: Could you put a satellite in an orbit that keeps it stationary over...
 8.7: Why are satellites generally launched eastward and from low latitud...
 8.8: Given Earths mass, the Moons distance and orbital period, and the v...
 8.9: How should a satellite be launched so that its orbit takes it over ...
 8.10: Does the gravitational force of the Sun do work on a planet in a ci...
 8.11: Space explorers land on a planet with the same mass as Earth, but f...
 8.12: Use data for the Moons orbit from Appendix E to compute the Moons a...
 8.13: To what fraction of its current radius would Earth have to shrink (...
 8.14: Calculate the gravitational acceleration at the surface of (a) Merc...
 8.15: Two identical lead spheres with their centers 14 cm apart attract e...
 8.16: Whats the approximate value of the gravitational force between a 67...
 8.17: A sensitive gravimeter is carried to the top of New Yorks new One W...
 8.18: At what altitude will a satellite complete a circular orbit of Eart...
 8.19: Find the speed of a satellite in geostationary orbit.
 8.20: Marss orbit has a diameter 1.52 times that of Earths orbit. How lon...
 8.21: Calculate the orbital period for Jupiters moon Io, which orbits 4.2...
 8.22: An astronaut hits a golf ball horizontally from the top of a lunar ...
 8.23: The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter circles the red planet with a 112m...
 8.24: Earths distance from the Sun varies from 147 Gm at perihelion to 15...
 8.25: Socalled suborbital missions take scientific instruments into spac...
 8.26: A rocket is launched vertically upward from Earths surface at 5.1 k...
 8.27: What vertical launch speed is necessary to get a rocket to an altit...
 8.28: Find the energy necessary to put 1 kg, initially at rest on Earths ...
 8.29: Whats the total mechanical energy associated with Earths orbital mo...
 8.30: The escape speed from a planet of mass 2.9*1024 kg is 7.1 km/s. Fin...
 8.31: Determine escape speeds from (a) Jupiters moon Callisto and (b) a n...
 8.32: To what radius would Earth have to shrink, with no change in mass, ...
 8.33: The gravitational acceleration at a planets surface is 22.5 m/s2 . ...
 8.34: One of the longeststanding athletic records is Cuban Javier Sotoma...
 8.35: Youre the navigator on a spaceship studying an unexplored planet. Y...
 8.36: If youre standing on the ground 15 m directly below the center of a...
 8.37: Given the Moons orbital radius of 384,400 km and period of 27.3 day...
 8.38: Equation 7.9 relates force to the derivative of potential energy. U...
 8.39: During the Apollo Moon landings, one astronaut remained with the co...
 8.40: A white dwarf is a collapsed star with roughly the Suns mass compre...
 8.41: Given that our Sun orbits the galaxy with a period of 200 My at 2.6...
 8.42: Youre preparing an exhibit for the Golf Hall of Fame, and you reali...
 8.43: Exact solutions for gravitational problems involving more than two ...
 8.44: Satellites A and B are in circular orbits, with A four times as far...
 8.45: The asteroid that exploded over Chelyabinsk, Russia, in 2012 (see A...
 8.46: We still dont have a permanent solution for the disposal of radioac...
 8.47: In November 2013, Comet ISON reached its perihelion (closest approa...
 8.48: Neglecting air resistance, to what height would you have to fire a ...
 8.49: Show that an object released from rest very far from Earth reaches ...
 8.50: By what factor must an objects speed in circular orbit be increased...
 8.51: Youre in charge of tracking celestial objects that might pose a dan...
 8.52: Two meteoroids are 250,000 km from Earths center and moving at 2.1 ...
 8.53: Neglecting Earths rotation, show that the energy needed to launch a...
 8.54: A projectile is launched vertically upward from a planet of mass M ...
 8.55: A spacecraft is in circular orbit 5500 km above Earths surface. How...
 8.56: Two meteoroids are 160,000 km from Earths center and heading straig...
 8.57: Two rockets are launched from Earths surface, one at 12 km/s and th...
 8.58: A satellite is in an elliptical orbit at altitudes ranging from 230...
 8.59: A missiles trajectory takes it to a maximum altitude of 1200 km. If...
 8.60: A 720kg spacecraft has total energy 0.53 TJ and is in circular or...
 8.61: Mercurys orbital speed varies from 38.8 km/s at aphelion to 59.0 km...
 8.62: Show that the form U = mg r follows from Equation 8.5 when r1 r2. [...
 8.63: Two satellites are in geostationary orbit but in diametrically oppo...
 8.64: The two asteroids described in the Application on page 137 both set...
 8.65: A spacecraft is orbiting a spherical asteroid when it deploys a pro...
 8.66: We derived Equation 8.4 on the assumption that the massive gravitat...
 8.67: Tidal effects in the EarthMoon system cause the Moons orbital perio...
 8.68: As a member of the 2040 Olympic committee, youre considering a new ...
 8.69: The Olympic Committee is keeping you busy! Youre now asked to consi...
 8.70: Tidal forces are proportional to the variation in gravity with posi...
 8.71: Spacecraft that study the Sun are often placed at the socalled L1 ...
 8.72: The Global Positioning System (GPS) uses a constellation of some 30...
 8.73: The Global Positioning System (GPS) uses a constellation of some 30...
 8.74: The Global Positioning System (GPS) uses a constellation of some 30...
 8.75: The Global Positioning System (GPS) uses a constellation of some 30...
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