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Unformatted text preview: T H E M EC HAN ICAL U N I V ERSE Name: Mai Nguyen Video 8. The Apple and the Moon Class: P HY2425 1P1 1. What disease did Isaac Newton barely escape? Black plague 2. What scientist single handedly laid the foundation for modern astronomy? Nicolaus Copernicus 3. Define inertia: On a smooth horizontal plane a rolling ball would never come to rest. I t would retain i t's movement until something changes i t's course. 4. Planets further from the sun move slower.. 5. Write Newton's Universal Law of Gravitation: F= GmM/r^2 6. Explain what it means to put an object in orbit: I t would curve around the earth, falling forever. 7. How far does the moon fall every second? 1/20 of an inch 8. What happened to Newton in 1696? He went insane ...
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