Gravitational constant

The gravitational constant G is a key quantity in Newton's law o universal gravitation.

The gravitational constant (an aa kent as "universal gravitational constant", or as "Newton's constant"), denotit bi the letter G, is an empirical pheesical constant involved in the calculation o gravitational effects in Sir Isaac Newton's law o universal gravitation an in Albert Einstein's general theory o relativity. Its value is approximately 6.674×10−11 N⋅m2/kg2.[1]


  1. Mohr, Peter J.; Newell, David B.; Taylor, Barry N. (2015-07-21). "CODATA Recommended Values of the Fundamental Physical Constants: 2014". arXiv:1507.07956 [physics.atom-ph].