Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 2 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 4

Answer

Galileo discovered that heavier objects in freefall did not fall faster than lighter objects. Expressed in modern language, he discovered that an object's acceleration near the Earth's surface is independent of its mass (ignoring air resistance).

Work Step by Step

This is discussed on page 23.
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