Monthly Archives: March 2010
Posted on March 1, 2010 by Arbor Scientificalileo theorized that in the absence of any other force, a moving object will continue to move. He called this resistance to changes in motion, inertia. Sir Isaac Newton later polished this concept – turning it into his first law, the Law of Inertia. From his Principia:Every object continues in a state of rest or of uniform speed in a straight line unless acted on by a nonzero net force.