1-kg fall activity

posted Feb 28, 2020, 2:02 PM by Nikhil Joshi
Hi Astronomy - your teacher screwed up! The numbers I put on the board were from a modified version of the activity I was playing with last year.  Here are my values from the version you are doing.

Object r (m)
Energy (J)
 Energy (J)
Sun 7.0E+08 2.1E+11 1.9E+11
WD 6.0E+06 2.4E+13 2.2E+13
NS 1.0E+04 1.5E+16 1.3E+16
BH 3.0E+03 4.8E+16 4.4E+16

sorry for error!