Agora: Relative Motion Experiment
  • Physics → Newton's Laws of Motion → First Law
  • Physics → Motion → Relative Motion

Hypathia incorrectly guesses how a sack will fall when it is dropped on a moving boat. She observes that the sack behaves as if the boat was stationary. Hypathia believes the same principle can be applied to the Earth: it is moving around the Sun without us realizing it.

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