Download Full Pages Read Online The Living Code A Gravity's Rainbow Companion Sources and Contexts edition Ms. Marvel (2006-2010) #39 2nd (second) edition PDF Developing The Leader Within You: Student Workbook.pdf. A gravitational wave is an invisible (yet incredibly fast) ripple in space. We’ve known about gravitational waves for a long time. More than 100 years ago, a great scientist named Albert Einstein came up with many ideas about gravity and space.
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What is gravity?
We don't really know. We can define what it is as a field of influence, because we know how it operates in the universe. And some scientists think that it is made up of particles called gravitonswhich travel at the speed of light. However, if we are to be honest, we do not know what gravity 'is' in any fundamental way - we only know how it behaves.
Here is what we do know...
Gravity is a force of attraction that exists between any two masses, anytwo bodies, any two particles. Gravity is not just the attraction betweenobjects and the Earth. It is an attraction that exists between allobjects, everywhere in the universe. Sir Isaac Newton (1642 -- 1727) discovered that a force isrequired to change the speed or direction of movement of an object. He also realized that the force called 'gravity' must make an apple fall from atree, or humans and animals live on the surface of our spinning planet without being flung off. Furthermore, he deduced that gravity forces exist between allobjects.
Newton's 'law' of gravity is a mathematical description of the way bodies are observed to attract one another, based on many scientificexperiments and observations. The gravitational equation says that theforce of gravity is proportional to the product of the two masses (m1 and m2), andinversely proportional to the square of the distance (r) between their centersof mass. Mathematically speaking,
F=Gm1m2 / r2,
where G is called the Gravitational Constant. It has a value of 6.6726 x 10-11 m3 kg-1 s-2.
The effect of gravity extends from each object out into space inall directions, and for an infinite distance. However, the strength of the gravitational force reduces quickly with distance. Humans are never aware of the Sun's gravity pulling them, because the pull isso small at the distance between the Earth and Sun. Yet, it is the Sun's gravity that keeps the Earth in its orbit!Neither are we aware of the pull of lunar gravity on our bodies, but the Moon's gravity is responsible for the ocean tides on Earth.
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|The story of Isaac Newton discovering the laws of gravity by watchingapples falling from a tree isprobably just a myth. He did do his work on gravity while at a farm, butthat is about as much as can be proven.|
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