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The Hyperfine Physics Podcast

28 EpisodesProduced by Derek Padilla and Zak EspleyWebsite

Physics puzzles and deep dives into physics topics.


Gravitational G and How Science Works

Zak and Derek discuss the "controversial" value of Newton's gravitational constant G. They cover the history of its measurement and how the value (and confidence in that value) has changed over time.

Gravitational G wiki page:

Relative uncertainty of phsyical constants:

Different G experiments with uncertainty bars: :1019607263477760@1620104723443/The-eleven-values-of-G-adopted-in-CODATA-2014-after-2000-and-our-latest-two-values.png" rel="nofollow">

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