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History of Physics
7 minutes | Jul 15, 2016
The Arabic Connection to Modern Mechanics
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
15 minutes | Jul 8, 2016
Statics of Archimedes
A look at the good ol wordolicious axioms and proposition of Archimedes. Join me in exploring ins and out of ancient statics, the study of motion of no motion.
12 minutes | Jun 29, 2016
Introduction and Aristotelian Mechanics
For the first podcast of the history of physics we will see what this podcast is all about and the very beginnings of the study of motion! Equations used in this podcast: Law of Power~ m x v = F m as Aristotle's mass v as velocity F as Aristotle's Force
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