Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 9 - Think and Discuss: 108


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Work Step by Step

The gravitational field for all points outside a spherical shell is exactly the same as if the mass were concentrated at the center (this is stated on page 172). The same can be said when the mass is in the form of a solid sphere. The field outside is the same as before, and your weight would not change.
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