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The limits of weighing

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Mass determination in the gravitational field covers a wide measuring range and, as a comparative method, facilitates very sensitive measurements. However, gravity is a very weak force. First by application of acceleration fields and with mass spectrometric methods, the measuring range could be extended towards atomic and sub-atomic masses. There are only practical limits of weighing heavy masses. The mass of celestial objects can be determined by means of Kepler’s Laws.
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1 - 12 - 2012
25 - 01 - 2014
  • 42 Tanton Road, Stokesley, Middlesbrough, TS9 5HR, UK, Formerly: Teesside University, School of Science & Engineering, Middlesbrough, UK
  • Schlesierstraße 5, D-61381 Friedrichsdorf, Germany. Formerly: Battelle- Institut Frankfurt am Main, Germany
  • Uniwersytet Marii Curie-Skłodowskiej, Pl. Marii Curie-Skłodowskiej 5, PL - 20-032 Lublin, Poland
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