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Physics Fundamentals BLOG for K12

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falling stone gravitation

A stone falls towards the earth but the opposite is not observed-why?

A stone falls towards the earth – why? A stone falls back on the ground. But the earth doesn’t seem to move towards it. Why? As said by this law of universal gravitation every object in this universe is attracting every other object towards it. This force of gravitational attraction between any two objects in

GRAVITATION - FREE FALL

Free fall, Acceleration due to Gravity and Kinetic Energy

Weight of any object is a force applied on the object by earth’s gravitational pull towards the center of the earth. We know the equation of a force = mass * acceleration. i.e.      F=m*a…….(1) When we talk of weight force then the equation becomes like this: Weight(W)= mass * acceleration due to gravity