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Does the escape velocity formula take into account how a gravitationally bound object's distance to its primary increases before coming back down?

The escape speed is defined in Newtonian physics simply by demanding that the sum of kinetic energy at launch (ballistically, with no power applied thereafter) and gravitational potential energy at ...
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What is the force responsible for the output of whiteholes?

White holes are time-reversed black holes. For a black hole, a particle may fall in with a trajectory that terminates at the singularity. The time-reversed version of that picture is that a particle &...
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Does the escape velocity formula take into account how a gravitationally bound object's distance to its primary increases before coming back down?

Yes, escape speed is an instantaneous calculation at the distance 'r' from the center of the object, as that changes you have to recalculate your escape speed. For example, these are the escape ...
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Joseph Weber's aluminum cylinder

The concept of the "resonant bar" detector for gravitational waves is that you get your cylinder of material to oscillate at its resonant frequency when pinged by a gravitational wave source....
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Earth’s orbit (JPL Horizon system)

The Solar System as a whole orbits the SSB (Solar System Barycentre), but it's not actually the focus of the orbit of any individual planet. Instead, each planet orbits the point which is the ...
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Calculating net gravitational force on Uranus

In the particular case of Uranus, (and considering Uranus and its moons a single system) You only need to consider the Sun + perturbations by the other outer planets. As a more general procedure, ...
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What is the force responsible for the output of whiteholes?

I think it's worth keeping in mind that a lot of the exotic theoretical objects related to black holes are things that show up purely as solutions to the Einstein field equations. The field equations ...
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Does a planets mass affect its gravitational pull? Let's say earth increased or decreased in mass could that theoretically affect gravity?

No, gravity is special, because it's pull is related to mass, but acceleration for a given force is inversely proportional to mass. Galileo noticed this: he observed that two masses, one small and ...
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Earth’s orbit (JPL Horizon system)

What am I doing wrong? Lots and lots of things. You assumed that the Earth will orbit the solar system’s barycenter in a nearly perfect elliptic orbit with the barycenter as the focus point. That is ...
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Earth’s orbit (JPL Horizon system)

Well for a start, the orbital period of the Earth isn't 365.25 days; one sidereal year is 365.256 days and at about 30km/s 0.006 days (or 500 seconds) the Earth travels 15000km, so that is enough to ...
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The escape velocity is based on how much energy it takes to go "infinitely" far away from the object. That is, the escape velocity is a velocity such that for any $r$, the amount of work ...