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Re: Mass And Gravitational Force

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Posted by Herb S. on January 30, 2000 03:27:01 UTC

: How is Mass related to Gravitational force. : Why do Mass of heavy objects like planets or stars : have this force of attraction. : Is it gravitational force due to mass or whats reasoning here ?????? : So that means if a object of say mass equivalent of earth is created then it has gravitational force of 9.8

: Is this an answer why should any object with a huge mass have a force of attraction at all. : whats is the reason of its existence.if it is proportional to the mass.

: How i would relate to query is that its rather the : composition of matter on earth which relates to gravitional force or so i say attractive force.

: Instead of branding it saying it exist so be it. : I would like to reason this out.

The current theory of gravity is General Relativity, which explains how. It does not explain why. In fact physical theories in general explain how, but not why, things happen.

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