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ERIC Number: EJ820201
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jan
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0926-7220
A Role for Experiment in Using the Law of Inertia to Explain the Nature of Science: A Comment on Lopes Celho
Kalman, Calvin
Science & Education, v18 n1 p25-31 Jan 2009
The whole mode of Galileo's discovery of the Law of Inertia is an excellent exemplar of the Nature of Science. The law can, moreover be shown to be a direct consequence of the hypothesis that space is homogeneous and isotropic and time is homogeneous.
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