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    Require a scientific answer on planetary effect on the human body

    I am talking about 9 planets in our solar system and its impact on the human being of the earth, or say this question has no meaning.

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    As near zero as makes no difference. The person next to you has more gravitational influence.

    And according to the web site attached to this message board: Astrology

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    Hey, you! "It's" with an apostrophe means "it is" or "it has." "Its" without an apostrophe means "belongs to it."

    "For shame, gentlemen, pack your evidence a little better against another time."
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    Earth's sole legacy will be a very slight increase (0.01%) of the solar metallicity.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nowhere Man View Post
    As near zero as makes no difference. The person next to you has more gravitational influence.
    I bet one could use that as the basis for a great pick-up line!

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    I've been expanding my personal event horizon but it doesn't seem to be helping.

    Fred
    Hey, you! "It's" with an apostrophe means "it is" or "it has." "Its" without an apostrophe means "belongs to it."

    "For shame, gentlemen, pack your evidence a little better against another time."
    -- John Dryden, "The Vindication of The Duke of Guise" 1684

    Earth's sole legacy will be a very slight increase (0.01%) of the solar metallicity.

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    Force of gravity at Earth Surface (Newtons)

    Earth 1.0
    Average Sun 0.0059296
    Average Moon 0.000033183
    Mercury 0.00000000051168
    Venus 0.0000000048880
    Mars 0.00000000030053
    Jupiter 0.00000014713
    Saturn 0.000000014423

    A newton is the amount of force required to accelerate a mass of one kilogram at a rate of one meter per second squared.


    Of course, what you really mean is the tidal differences, the effect that causes the Earth's tides, which is:

    Gravity - Tidal Differential
    (Newtons)

    Sun 0.0000010111
    Moon 0.0000020973
    Mercury 0.000000000000062905
    Venus 0.00000000000048368
    Mars 0.000000000000020309
    Jupiter 0.0000000000040450
    Saturn 0.00000000000022692

    rather miniscule actually

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    Now put the final nail in the coffin by working out the gravitational attraction of a nearby building, car or person.

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    My physics is a little scratchy, but I calculate that an 80 kg human would exert:

    .000000148 Newtons

    at the Earths surface, standing next to me.

    All of those planets are looking weak.

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    Re: Require a scientific answer on planetary effect on the human body

    Quote Originally Posted by suntrack2 View Post
    I am talking about 9 planets in our solar system and its impact on the human being of the earth, or say this question has no meaning.
    Eight.

    If you're talking natal, the obstetrician has much more of an effect on the baby than any of the planets, except for the Earth of course, whose gravity keeps both from floating off into more rarefied realms.

    Re the way this was posed, definitely the latter.

    Of course there was, and is, a meaningful planetary influence on Earth-bound human beings.

    Some early on noticed a few of the stars appeared to move. These were called planets (Greek for "wanderers"). Then attempts were made to understand why these "stars" did so. Eventually theories arose to explain these observations. Ptolemy's reigned supreme for a long time, but was later displaced by the more accurate predictive powers of theories devised by Copernicus, Kepler, and Newton, and then Einstein, and eventually someone else.

    So it is demonstrated that the planets influenced human beings not only to look at the patterns and movements of sky objects, but also to develop something called the scientific method to explain these observations.

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