inertia

Could We Make Artificial Gravity?

It's a staple of scifi, and a requirement if we're going to travel long-term in space. Will we ever develop…

7 years ago

Who Was Nicolaus Copernicus?

Polish astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus revolutionized astronomy by proposing that the Earth and other planets revolved around the Sun

7 years ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 356: Rotational Inertia

An object at rest stays at rest, and object in motion tends to stay in motion. This is inertia, defined…

8 years ago

How Does a Rocket Work?

Rockets are the perfect way to get around in space. But how do they work? Space travel and rockets, it’s…

8 years ago

Is Titan Hiding an Ocean?

  [/caption] Saturn's moon Titan just keeps throwing surprises at us. A multi-layered atmosphere thicker than our own? Check. A…

11 years ago

Law of Inertia

[/caption]In the world of physics, there are few people who have been more influential than Sir Isaac Newton. In addition…

11 years ago