Subject: Tangential Velocity and Force of gravity effects
Date: Wed Aug 19 11:33:04 1998
Posted by Jon
Grade level: 10-12
School: Smithtown High School
City: Smithtown State/Province: NY
Area of science: Physics
If an object was laying on the earth and the earth suddenly stopped,
would the object fly off at a tangential direction or remain in
"orbit" around the earth(assuming there are no objects blocking the
path of the object except the earth)?
Re: Tangential Velocity and Force of gravity effects
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