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This is an article on the Galilean interpretation of relativity. The article emphasizes that velocity is only relevant when measured with respect to something else and also continues to describe how friction hides the full effects of inertia.  The article then states how this view contradicted the Aristotelian relativity prior to Galileo.
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Classical Mechanics
- Relative Motion
Relativity
- Galilean Relativity
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Aristotle, Classical Relativity, Galilean Relativity, Galileo, Inertia, Relativity, reference frame
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Metadata instance created April 27, 2009 by Cale Gentry
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AIP Format
J. Wudka, (1998), WWW Document, (http://physics.ucr.edu/~wudka/Physics7/Notes_www/node47.html).
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J. Wudka, Galilean Relativity, (1998), <http://physics.ucr.edu/~wudka/Physics7/Notes_www/node47.html>.
APA Format
Wudka, J. (2007, November 16). Galilean Relativity. Retrieved December 13, 2017, from http://physics.ucr.edu/~wudka/Physics7/Notes_www/node47.html
Chicago Format
Wudka, Jose. Galilean Relativity. November 16, 2007. http://physics.ucr.edu/~wudka/Physics7/Notes_www/node47.html (accessed 13 December 2017).
MLA Format
Wudka, Jose. Galilean Relativity. 1998. 16 Nov. 2007. 13 Dec. 2017 <http://physics.ucr.edu/~wudka/Physics7/Notes_www/node47.html>.
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@misc{ Author = "Jose Wudka", Title = {Galilean Relativity}, Volume = {2017}, Number = {13 December 2017}, Month = {November 16, 2007}, Year = {1998} }
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