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Re: For Those Asking For Basics On Inertia

From: William Treurniet <wtreurniet.nul>
Date: Fri, 17 May 2013 11:18:36 -0400
Archived: Fri, 17 May 2013 12:55:22 -0400
Subject: Re: For Those Asking For Basics On Inertia


>From: Ray Dickenson <r.dickenson.nul>
>To: <post.nul>
>Date: Thu, 16 May 2013 16:51:09 +0100
>Subject: For Those Asking For Basics On Inertia

><snip>

>"The notion of mass as gravitational charge is perhaps the best
>"theoretical" notion of mass we have. Note that this idea of
>mass is qualitatively different from the idea of "inertial
>mass": that quantity which makes it difficult to change the
>velocity of an object. That these two quantities, gravitational
>charge and inertial mass, are equal, is another of the
>fundamental mysteries of physics." - www.rwc.uc.edu

>"This experience - of the equal falling of all bodies in the
>gravitational field - is one of the most universal which the
>observation of nature has yielded; but in spite of that the law
>has not found any place in the foundations of our edifice of the
>physical universe." A Einstein, writing in Annalen der
>Physik,35. (Yup, same problem: inertial mass identical to
>gravitational mass - Ray)

>"It is a curious and still not fully understood phenomenon that
>the inertial mass and the gravitational mass are always exactly
>the same." John Gribbin in Companion to the Cosmos 1996 ISBN 0-
>297-81725-6.

It may not be that cut-and-dried. There is some experimental
evidence suggesting that gravitational and inertial mass may be
decoupled by gyroscopic motion.

Anomalous Weight Reduction on a Gyroscope's Right Rotations
around the Vertical Axis on the Earth

http://tinyurl.com/a7bl5ho


Gyro Drop Experiment

http://depalma.pair.com/gyrodrop.html


William




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