Wednesday, January 10, 2018

The Origin of Inertia

Randy tells Jim about a scheme that uses Mach's Principle - the idea that there is a preferred background frame with respect to the fixed stars - to explain the origin of inertia. Why exactly does an object in motion stay in motion?



1. The papers we read for this program:

2. In addition, Randy sent me a lot of blog and other forum posts for background:

3. Our discussion on Gravitoelectromagnetism..

4. Our discussion of Aharonov and Rohrlich's Quantum Paradoxes, nine of the ten recorded episodes. I don't think we get into the retrocausal part of it.

5. Our subreddit.

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