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written by the Physics Central
published by the American Physical Society
This site tells of the history and the difficulty encountered when trying to measure the gravitational constant known as G.  The site gives details into experimental setups for obtaining the value of Big G as well as further links to experiments current and past.
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Classical Mechanics
- Gravity
General Physics
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gravity-constant, newton
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Metadata instance created December 8, 2003 by Ryan Biesemeyer
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June 30, 2013 by Ed Lee
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Physics Central, (American Physical Society, College Park), WWW Document, (http://www.physicscentral.org/explore/action/bigg.cfm).
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Physics Central, Physics in Action: Big 'G', (American Physical Society, College Park), <http://www.physicscentral.org/explore/action/bigg.cfm>.
APA Format
Physics Central. (n.d.). Physics in Action: Big 'G'. Retrieved February 29, 2020, from American Physical Society: http://www.physicscentral.org/explore/action/bigg.cfm
Chicago Format
Physics Central. Physics in Action: Big 'G'. College Park: American Physical Society. http://www.physicscentral.org/explore/action/bigg.cfm (accessed 29 February 2020).
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Physics Central. Physics in Action: Big 'G'. College Park: American Physical Society. 29 Feb. 2020 <http://www.physicscentral.org/explore/action/bigg.cfm>.
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