Inertia Physics

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Inertia Physics
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2012-11-20 13:08:35
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  1. the downward force on an object due to the earth's gravity
    weight
  2. an SI unit for measuring mass
    kilogram
  3. experimental in mechanics and made observations of the moon, Venus, sun, and Jupiter.  provided evidence to disprove many of the ancient motion concepts
    galielo galilei 
  4. the space that matter occupies 
    volume
  5. a measure of the resistance an object has to a change in its motion
    mass
  6. formulated the laws of motion and the law of gravity developed calculus
    isaac newton
  7. motion that is centered around the sun
    heliocentric
  8. force that results from the motion or pending motion of one surface across another and that resists that motion
    friction
  9. the property of an object that resists any change in its motion
    inertia
  10. every object continues in a state of rest, or in a state of motion in a straight line at a constant speed, unless it is compelled to change that state by forces exerted upon it 
    newton's 1st law
  11. motion that is centered around the earth
    geocentric 
  12. formulated by Galileo to explain why objects resist changes in their motion
    law of inertia 
  13. an SI unit for measuring force
    newton
  14. proposed in the early 16th century that the earth and all other planets move around the sun
    nicholas copernicus

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