Free Fallin'



#8 - Neglecting air friction, all bodies accelerate at a rate of _____




9.8 m/s2




Galileo (1564 - 1642)

Credit: Original portrait by
Justus Sustermans painted in 1636.






Effect of Mass On Free Fall
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St. Mary's H.S. Physics



Gravity/Moon - Feather & Hammer



Ex) An object thrown upward at
+40 m/s

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# 9 - The acceleration due to gravity is constant on all planets


Label the slope pictured above
that could be Jupiter? Moon?




 Top Line: Jupiter

Bottom Line: Moon 





What does the d vs t plot for
free fall look like?










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