{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

ch2 - PHYS-1000 Chapter 2 Newton's 1st Law Motion Sir Issac...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
1 PHYS-1000: Chapter 2 - Newton’s 1st Law Motion & Sir Issac Newton Newton was born in 1642, just a few months after Galileo’s death. As we discussed previously, while many others (Galileo, Kepler, etc.) had discovered the various rules of motion, but no one had put all of the pieces together. In 1687, Newton wrote the Principia Mathematica Philosophia Naturalis (Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy) which provided an overall picture of motion. In Principia , Newton presented the three laws of motion AND the mathematical framework for calculus . Newton’s laws are amazingly elegant and simple and work for a vast range of physical systems - ranging from the cellular level (10 -6 m) to planets (10 8 m). Galileo and Inertia Galileo’s “thought” experiments on inertia Is a PUSH or PULL keeping the balls in motion?
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
2 Newton’s 1st Law of Motion - Law of Inertia The first law is direct result of Galileo’s ideas about inertia.
Background image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}