Newtonian potential

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Newtonian potential

[′nü′tō·nē·ən pə′ten·chəl]
(physics)
A potential which is associated with an inverse square law of force (such as an electrostatic force), and therefore varies with distance in the same manner as a gravitational potential.
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This is the Newton potential but the standard cosmological model is based on GRT which gives a factor 2GM like from (3.4-3.5), then in the standard theory the absorber free energy will be estimated from: