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A Guide to the Galleries: A New Physics (2/2)

As we encountered in the first post on “A New Physics, Galileo’s physics is best understood amidst the background of Aristotelian natural philosophy. Even though Galileo likely did not perform the well-known experiment at the Leaning Tower of Pisa, he did perform … Continue reading

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A Guide to the Galleries: A New Physics (1/2)

Galileo is well-known for his experiments. Perhaps the two that he is the best known for is his experiment with the Leaning Tower of Pisa and his experiment with the Inclined Plane. However, in none of Galileo’s writings does he … Continue reading

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What is the History of Science?

As I have written before, I think the history of science has a lot to offer K-12 education. But I also think it can be difficult to figure out how to incorporate. After all, to my knowledge, “history of science” is … Continue reading

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