If the acceleration of gravity on Earth somehow doubled (but the size of Earth remained the same), how must Earth's mass have changed?
Acceleration Due to Gravity
All the object on, or in the vicinity of the surface of the Earth are subjected to the same acceleration due to gravity. While some objects may end up falling more quickly than others this is because of the air resistance our atmosphere provides.
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If the acceleration due to gravity has doubled with the radius of the Earth having remained unchanged this means that the mass of the Earth has...
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Earth's gravitational pull is often misunderstood, but without it, life on Earth would be impossible. In this lesson, we'll define the gravitational pull and give some examples of how it is used. A quiz is provided to test your understanding.