History of Physics
About This Show
A comprehensive overview of how physics was realized throughout history from mechanics to electromagnetism. Join me as we look through how people described the natural world, and how we improved the understanding to the present.
Most Recent Episode
The Arabic Connection to Modern Mechanics
Jul 15 16
This is episode we will summarize over a millennia of mechanics study. From 2nd the century Hero of Alexandria to 13th century Averroes. We will more importanly cover the conception of modern terms like the moment of inertia, center of gravity, and force (more Newtonian force that Aristotle's)
Here are some extra sources/further reading/viewing.
Center of gravity explanation- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YN2oALaRfL4
Hydrostatic Balance! - http://members.optusnet.com.au/altenergy/graphics/3.gif