Falling Bodies

Some articles on falling bodies, falling, bodies:

Giovanni Battista Riccioli - Scientific Work - The Almagestum Novum (New Almagest) - Pendulums and Falling Bodies
... first person to measure the acceleration due to gravity of falling bodies ... included a significant discussion of and extensive experimental reports on the motions of falling bodies and pendulums ... from which to drop objects, Riccioli was able to engage in precise experiments with falling bodies ...
Galeleo - Physics - Falling Bodies
... Galileo proposed that a falling body would fall with a uniform acceleration, as long as the resistance of the medium through which it was falling remained negligible, or in the ... to Nicole Oresme in the 14th century, and Domingo de Soto, in the 16th, had suggested that bodies falling through a homogeneous medium would be uniformly accelerated ...
William Irwin Thompson - Quotations
... the unfathomable sea of our own being is the landscape of myth." (The Time Falling Bodies Take to Light Mythology, Sexuality and the Origins of Culture, 87) "A myth is never known it is a relationship between the ...

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