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When searching for the escape velocity of the earth, the given value is incorrect.


Ethan_ Sep 28, 2012 5:45 PM
Posted in group: Google Search Forum
This is a google search for the escape velocity of the earth:

https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&sclient=psy-ab&q=escape+velocity+of+earth&oq=escape+velocity+of+earth&gs_l=serp.3..0l5j0i30l5.84.3965.1.4108.18.8.3.7.10.0.147.928.3j5.8.0.les%3B..0.0...1c.1.Pj9X-V6B0TU&pbx=1&biw=1280&bih=909&cad=cbv&sei=4UNmUNqHNIzuigKs9ICYBA

Google reports this:6,951 miles/s (11,190 km/s)

The correct value is actually 11.2 km/s, which is about 6.959 miles/s. Can you please fix this?