Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 2 - Think and Explain: 41

Answer

Galileo demolished the Aristotelian notion that a moving body requires a continuous force to keep it moving. He showed that a body in motion tended to stay in motion (in the absence of friction).

Work Step by Step

This is discussed on pages 24-25.
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