gravitational energy


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gravitational energy

[‚grav·ə′tā·shən·əl ′en·ər·jē]
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This amusement is superintended by the Friar, according to the recurrence of certain fustian words, to be repeated by every compotator in turn before he drank a species of High Jinks, as it were, by which they regulated their potations, as toasts were given in latter times.
There he found the eleven at high jinks after supper, Jack Raggles shouting comic songs and performing feats of strength, and was greeted by a chorus of mingled remonstrance at his desertion and joy at his reappearance.
Most of this stupendous burst of gravitational energy is given out in the last few orbits, as the black holes merge into a single rotating hole.
Saturn is known to radiate more energy than it absorbs from the sun, so there's a net loss of gravitational energy.
As the core collapses, it releases a lot of gravitational energy.
If the planet is squishier, or more pliable, it can better dissipate this gravitational energy as heat.
Simply put, the find is a triumph for Einstein's celebrated general theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics and the basis of his 1916 prediction that the fabric of the universe is perturbed by gravitational energy.
Some topics examined include geometric quantum mechanics, black holes in general relativity, a quasi-local Hamiltonian approach to gravitational energy, and general relativity and von Neumann algebras.
Ever since Einstein developed his field equations of general relativity, defining gravitational energy and momentum in a consistent manner has been a perplexing conundrum.
Processes in the disk tap the tremendous gravitational energy of the black hole to propel material outward from the poles of the disk.
These droplets would liberate gravitational energy as they descend.
According to (91), the mass of the whole body becomes greater than the total mass of its parts, due to the contribution of the gravitational energy with density 1/8[pi][gamma][G.