Mechanics Gravity: Newtonian Relationships

by Nathaniel Stites, M.A./M.S.


1. The Law of Universal Gravitation was the result of the work of

2. According to the Law of Universal Gravitation, the force of gravity between two objects is directly proportional to

3. According to the Law of Universal Gravitation, the force of gravity between two objects is inversely proportional to

4. Henry Cavendish measured the mass of the earth by

5. The experimental apparatus used by Henry Cavendish to determine the value of the gravitational constant was called the

6. The force of gravity between two 100-kg masses separated by one meter is approximately

7. The force of gravity between the earth and an average human is approximately

8. Astronomers inferred the existence of which planet using Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation?

9. The twentieth-century theory that made modifications to Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation was

10. Using the Law of Universal Gravitation, a scientist could predict

You can't blame gravity for falling in love.
-Albert Einstein,
1879 - 1955

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