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Re: [Phys-l] How did Newton estimate the Gravitational constant?

On Oct 29, 2010, at 3:25 PM, Rauber, Joel wrote:

He needs an estimate of R (the earth radius) as well??

MmG/R^2 = mg


Yes, that was in the first e-mailed part of the example.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)