gravitational energy


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gravitational energy

[‚grav·ə′tā·shən·əl ′en·ər·jē]
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The peculiar V-shaped mouth with its pointed upper lip, the absence of brow ridges, the absence of a chin beneath the wedgelike lower lip, the incessant quivering of this mouth, the Gorgon groups of tentacles, the tumultuous breathing of the lungs in a strange atmosphere, the evident heaviness and painfulness of movement due to the greater gravitational energy of the earth--above all, the extraordinary intensity of the immense eyes--were at once vital, intense, inhuman, crippled and monstrous.
As they orbit each other, the black holes radiate gravitational energy, which should send out ripples in the fabric of space.
Protostars produce emission by converting the gravitational energy of infalling material to the thermal energy.
Processes in the disk tap the tremendous gravitational energy of the black hole to propel material outward from the poles of the disk.
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.
This allows an accounting for gravitational energy as part of mass-energy equivalence.
This means that because it has such a low gravitational energy and mass, the dwarf was never able to sustain hydrogen fusion reactions in its core, which creates scorching high surface temperatures like 5,500 degrees Celsius on our own sun (a fairly low temperature compared to other stellar bodies).
Gravitational Energy Corporation (GEC) introduces the Feltenberger Pendulum, a Gravity Assisted Power (GAP) machine.
The moon's gravitational energy gives rise to tidal power, which is responsible for tidal effects.
If the space-time metric is not stationary, then one must also include gravitational energy to get a conserved quantity, and further complications arise.
Upper-level undergraduates and beginning graduate students can choose to skip the preliminary treatment of tensor calculus presented in relation to the latest theories of black holes, gravitational energy, and Mach's principle.
1), which utilizes the gravitational energy of a carriage 7 and load 8 accumulated during the phase of gravity skidding for the actuation of an electric voltage generator 4.