Newton's apple fell towards the earth; didn't the earth move towards the apple?

19-Dec-2015 4:37 PM

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Yes, earth also moves towards the apple but with infinitesimally small acc.

If mass of apple=m

force of attraction=gMem/Re2, and

acc. of earth=GMem/MeRe2 =Gm/Re2~0

19-12-2015 16:44

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