Vid4. Inertia - forever. 6. Define inertia Resistance of...

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THE MECHANICAL UNIVERSE Name: Mai Nguyen Video 4. Inertia Class: PHY2425.1P1 1. What field did Galileo initially study in school? Medicine 2. When was Galileo’s initial 3 year contract up? 1592 3. What was the magnification of Galileo’s first telescope? 9 4. What are the moons of Jupiter called? The Galilean satellites, phases of Venus, mountains on the moon, and spots on the face of the sun 5. Explain how Galileo used inclined planes to discover the Law of Inertia. A ball after rolling down 1 incline would roll up another incline until it regains its original height. On a smooth horizontal plane, a ball would keep rolling on
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Unformatted text preview: forever. 6. Define inertia Resistance of any physical object to a change in its state of motion or rest, or the tendency of an object to resist any change in its motion 7. Give an example of an object in the universe having absolute rest. N/A 8. What shaped path do all projectiles follow? Parabola 9. When was Galileo summoned to Rome? 1616 10. When was Galileo put on trial? 1634 11. In what year was the dispute between Galileo and the Roman Catholic Church resolved? 1983...
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This note was uploaded on 07/04/2011 for the course PHYS 2425 taught by Professor Sherman during the Spring '08 term at Collin College.

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