gravitational acceleration


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gravitational acceleration

acceleration caused by the gravi tational attraction between two bodies or objects which depends on their masses and the distance between them squared.
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A test particle is assumed to have gravitational acceleration a = -[[nabla].
To obtain the height of points given in metres, the geopotential number has to be divided by gravitational acceleration.
Tate's instrumentation enabled the gravitational acceleration to be established for a reference point within the force laboratory, giving a value for g of 9.
This setup should allow the most precise measurement yet of a single atom's gravitational acceleration, potentially achieving a resolution of 1 part in 10 billion, the Stanford researchers assert.
Despite these efforts to resolve the question of which way antimatter falls, some researchers believe the real test will come only with a direct measurement of an antiparticle's gravitational acceleration.
2] gravitational acceleration field is unable to explain flat spiral galaxy rotation curves, resulting in the invention of 'dark matter'.
Therefore, the atoms do not feel directly gravitational acceleration, g, but feel, instead, gravitational potential, [phi](R' + vt), changing with time due to a spacecraft (satellite) motion in the Earth gravitational field.
After some straightforward manipulations, (24) leads to the (normalized) static gravitational acceleration (0 [less than or equal to] nr [less than or equal to] 1)
which results in Newton's matter gravitational acceleration g(r) = -GM/[r.
The dynamical 3-space theory is a uniquely determined generalisation of Newtonian gravity, when that is expressed in terms of a velocity field, instead of the original gravitational acceleration field [2, 3].
alpha]/2] term will produce a long range gravitational acceleration g = [beta]/[r.
Once accurate measurements can be made of the gravitational acceleration of antihydrogen, and the results compared with matter hydrogen, if the two forms have opposite acceleration, then a major prediction of the Brightsen Model will be confirmed (e.