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Posted by Richard D. Stafford, Ph.D. on January 30, 2002 14:07:54 UTC

Harv,

The problem is right here:

>>>Here is where I dispute this whole notion of the equation defining acceleration.Had Aristotle been right, the equation of acceleration would include mass. But, Aristotle was wrong which Galileo established in his experiments. >The term acceleration is very useful, but it was not elected as definition so that it would be true by definition, it was selected because it was found true in experiments.

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