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gravitationally challenged

1. Fat, bulky, or very heavy. A euphemistic and ironically politically correct term, usually said of a person. I don't think Mike is obese—he's just a bit gravitationally challenged.
2. Prone to or characterized by clumsiness or a lack of balance. I've been bumping into people at work all day long—I must be a bit gravitationally challenged today or something.
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In several previous papers [2-4] we derived Quantum Celestial Mechanics (QCM) from the general theory of relativity and successfully applied QCM to numerous gravitationally bound systems, including the planets of the Solar System, the moons of the Jovian Planets, the five moons of Pluto, the Galaxy rotation velocity, gravitational lensing, clusters of galaxies, the cosmological redshift of the Universe, the circumbinary planet Kepler-16, and the S-stars at our Galaxy center.
Or, it could be that a third star nearby that is a visual companion may actually be gravitationally bound to the system and exerting an influence.
the biological treatment after disinfection, the recipient gravitationally driven with PVC conduit
H is the Preston gravitational distance, a different constant for each separate gravitationally bound system, equal to the system's total angular momentum [L.
If we confirm that this object is gravitationally tied to the star, it will be a major step forward.
Unlike powders, MoldWiz pellets can be conveniently dry tumbled, gravitationally mixed, or if desired can be fed directly at the throat or with other additives.
By reexamining and carefully modeling the cloud, astronomers now believe that the Smith Cloud contains and is actually wrapped in a substantial "halo" of dark matter -- the gravitationally significant yet invisible stuff that makes up roughly 80 percent of all the matter in the Universe.
Washington, Jan 8 ( ANI ): ESA's billion-star surveyor Gaia is now finally in its operational orbit around a gravitationally stable virtual point in space called 'L2', which is 1.
Moreover, material that becomes gravitationally unbound after merging is subject to nucleosynthetic processes.
Changes in the star's light indicated that planets were tugging on it gravitationally.
Potter [1] as an extension of Einstein's general theory of relativity, predicts angular momentum per mass quantization states for bodies orbiting a central mass in all gravitationally bound systems with the defining equation in the Schwarzschild metric being
Dr Leinhardt said: "Our simulations show that the circumbinary disk is a hostile environment even for large, gravitationally strong objects.
The gap's presence likely was caused by a growing, unseen planet that is gravitationally sweeping up material and carving out a lane in the disk, like a snow plow.
In the case of the Milky Way and Andromeda, the two galaxies are massive enough and close enough that they are gravitationally attracted to one another.
Therefore, not only should the large-scale gravitationally bound systems like a solar system exhibit QCM behavior, but even a torsion balance near an attractor mass should have quantization states.