60 422
Assignments Done
98,2%
Successfully Done
In April 2018

Answer to Question #10722 in Astronomy | Astrophysics for Peter DeGrace

Question #10722
Is the Gravitational Constant (Big G) the same all over the universe?
Expert's answer
The gravitational constant appears in Newton's law of universal gravitation, but it was not measured until seventy one years after Newton's death by Henry Cavendish with his Cavendish experiment, performed in 1798. Newton's law of universal gravitation states that every point mass in the universe attracts every other point mass with a force that is directly proportional to the product of their masses and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them.

According to Newton's law of universal gravitation, the Gravitational Constant is the same all over the universe.

Need a fast expert's response?

Submit order

and get a quick answer at the best price

for any assignment or question with DETAILED EXPLANATIONS!

Comments

No comments. Be first!

Leave a comment

Ask Your question

Submit
Privacy policy Terms and Conditions