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Gravitational Field Potential As Opposed To Gravitational Force

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Posted by Good Speller/">Good Speller on October 7, 1999 23:49:46 UTC

Hello!

In my readings years ago, I ran across the concept of (if I remember it correctly) "gravitational field potential" or GFP.

GFP was supposed to be a quality separate from regular gravitational force. GFP has been invoked to explain how certain heavenly bodies can exert a "pull" or effect stronger than that which would be expected from gravitational force alone.

This is an intriguing concept, but I haven't heard about since my one brush with it years ago. Anyone know anything more about it?

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