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Introduction to Uniform Circular Motion and Gravitation

Rotation Angle

Angular Velocity

Summarizing Rotation Angle and Angular Velocity

Centripetal Acceleration

Summarizing Centripetal Acceleration

Centripetal Force

Summarizing Centripetal Force

Fictitious Forces and Non-Inertial Frames: The Coriolis Force

Summarizing the Coriolis Force

Newton’s Universal Law of Gravitation

Tides

“Weightlessness” and Microgravity

The Cavendish Experiment: Then and Now

Conservation of Energy

Summarizing Newton’s Universal Law of Gravitation

Satellites and Kepler’s Laws: An Argument For Simplicity

Kepler’s Laws of Planetary Motion

Derivation of Kepler’s Third Law For Circular Orbits

The Case For Simplicity

Summarizing Satellites and Kepler’s Laws