What effect does Earth’s gravitational force have on objects of different masses?

1 Answer
Nov 17, 2015


It's different for different objects.


The gravitational force between two objects is "directly proportional to the product of their masses" and "inversely proportional to the square of the distance between their centers".

So the force of gravity between Earth and other objects of different masses is different. Since this force is always attractive, it's principal effect is to pull that object towards itself.