Astronomy: Chapter 5 Gravity (Premium PowerPoint 2013)
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Outline: This presentation discusses the effects of gravity using Newtonian physics, orbital motion, tidal effects, and Einstein's theories of relativity.
Topics: Galileo and motion, Newton's laws of motion, mutual gravitation, orbits, orbital velocity, calculating escape velocity, Kepler's law of planetary motion reexamined, tides and tidal forces, astronomy after Newton, special and general relativity, curvature of space-time, gravitational lenses