Gravitational and Inertial Mass

  • Jens Martin Knudsen
  • Poul Georg Hjorth

Abstract

Since the time of Galileo’s famous experiments with freely falling bodies it has been known that all material bodies, at the same place on Earth, fall with the same acceleration when air resistance is disregarded. Through many experiments this has become a well documented experimental fact.

Keywords

Common Salt Chalk 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jens Martin Knudsen
    • 1
  • Poul Georg Hjorth
    • 2
  1. 1.Orsted LaboratoryNiels Bohr InstituteCopenhagen ODenmark
  2. 2.Mathematical InstituteTechnical University of DenmarkLyngbyDenmark

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