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21st of September 2015
Physics
Q:

why is G called the universal constant

Mahaveer Prasad Soni - CBSE - Class IX

Friday, September 18, 2015 at 18:58:PM

A:

Hi Mahaveer,

Because universal gravitation constant G is independent of

  • Medium between the two bodies
  • Masses of the two bodies
  • Distance of separation between the two bodies

Its value remains the same in the entire Universe.

The value of G = 6.67 x 10-11 N m2/kg2.

Monday, September 21, 2015 at 18:04:PM