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Meanwhile, although Galileo's lectures never won him a great following, his scientific  research was thriving. It was during this period that he accomplished most of his work in  the field of physics, although he would not synthesize it until late in life, when he  published his  Dialogues Concerning Two New Sciences.  He established the basic  principles of the lever and pulley, experimented with inclined planes, and eventually  formulated the law of inertia, which states that a body in motion will continue moving  indefinitely in one direction and at a constant speed unless interfered with by another  force. This law would later become Sir Isaac Newton's famous first law of motion. At the  same time, perhaps inspired by his father's music, he posited that musical notes were in 
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This note was uploaded on 12/14/2011 for the course HIST 2320 taught by Professor Siegenthaler during the Fall '07 term at Texas State.

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