Proposal to Measure Possible Violations of the G-Universality at the 10-10 Level of Accuracy on the Earth’s Surface

  • E. Iacopini
Part of the Ettore Majorana International Science Series book series (EMISS, volume 31)


Newton’s theory of gravity assumes that the source of the gravitational force is the inertial mass. As a consequence of this hypothesis and of Newton’s second law, the acceleration of a body in the presence of a gravitational field is assumed to be independent of its mass (g-universality).


Angular Acceleration Free Fall Principal Moment Torsion Balance Shot Noise Limit 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Iacopini
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  1. 1.Scuola Normale SuperiorePisaItaly

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