Inverse square law

  • Thread starter mars shaw
  • Start date
10
0
Why gravity follows inverse square law? How Einstein explained it?
Can someone explain it please?
 
For such a general question do the following steps:

1) www.wikipedia.org

2) Type General Relativity

3) Start Reading

4) Find specific questions
 
173
0
Or:

1. www.wikipedia.org

2. type "inverse square law"

You will be able to cover much more if you are not waiting for response. Did you ever wonder why you feel less heat when you move away from the heat source, or why things that are closer to the light bulb are more illuminated, or why if someone shouts at your ear it hurts, but if you are few hundred meters away you will barely be able to hear it.........
 

Related Threads for: Inverse square law

Replies
24
Views
7K
Replies
5
Views
2K
Replies
4
Views
6K
Replies
2
Views
808
Replies
1
Views
961
  • Posted
Replies
1
Views
864
  • Posted
Replies
8
Views
1K
  • Posted
Replies
2
Views
4K

Physics Forums Values

We Value Quality
• Topics based on mainstream science
• Proper English grammar and spelling
We Value Civility
• Positive and compassionate attitudes
• Patience while debating
We Value Productivity
• Disciplined to remain on-topic
• Recognition of own weaknesses
• Solo and co-op problem solving
Top