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Principia Mathematica: Let's Revisit Newton's Laws
Principia Mathematica: Let's Revisit Newton's Laws
Newton’s Principia Mathematica, the book published in 1687, contains Newton’s three laws of motion. Most people think he wrote it to explain forces on blocks, falling stones, and pulleys. But that’s not true. The purpose of the book was to...
Measuring
Measuring "g" with the g Ball

Featured Products What is this about? Galileo claimed that all objects fall toward Earth with the same acceleration. Modern measurements indicate that this acceleration is about 9.8m/s2. Using the G-Ball by Arbor Scientific, you can measure this value and compare...

Projectile Motion for Everyone
Projectile Motion for Everyone

Featured Products Projectile Motion for Everyone Everybody loves the unforgettable, visceral thrill of a rocket launch. Whether it's the Saturn V with 7.6 million pounds of thrust or a tiny model launched from your backyard, projectile motion can be studied...