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Rotational Motion for Meditation

The image is of a cyr wheel! Full quote: “Ordinary life offers few opportunities to experience rotational motion. (Never mind for the nonce that we live on a rotating object.) In contrast, translational motion is with us all the time, e.g. when riding a car. But in the days of Galileo & Co., finely controlled translational motion was rare in people’s experience; this may explain why dynamics and in particular the law of inertia took long to discover.” —Tadashi Tokieda, mathematician

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