Galileo's Procedure Of Motion

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“When Galileo was under house arrest, he wrote Two New Sciences.” It’s about his life’s work on the science of motion and strength of materials. In his book, Galileo talks about the resistance of bodies’ separation in day one. It talks about Aristotle and his theory on motion. Aristotelian physics argued that the Earth must not move as humans are unable to perceive the effects of this motion. On the other hand, it includes Galileo’s procedures of his experiment on motion. The second day, it talks about the cause of cohesion. There’s information about how animals have to have large bones to be able to carry their own weight. In the section, He proves that the optimum shape for a beam supported at one end and bearing a load at the other is parabolic.

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