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ERIC Number: EJ1037278
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Nov
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0031-9120
The Earth, the Moon and Conservation of Momentum
Brunt, Marjorie; Brunt, Geoff
Physics Education, v48 n6 p760-765 Nov 2013
We consider the application of both conservation of momentum and Newton's laws to the Moon in an assumed circular orbit about the Earth. The inadequacy of some texts in applying Newton's laws is considered.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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