I learn more from the “losers” than from the winners. They broaden perspective and provide insight..

Yes – and I think they inherited the quest to find Impetus. A number of medieval scholars worked on the subject. It’s on my list of “one of these days” to track the history of thinking regarding impetus, as it led to one of the foundational cornerstones of modern physics.

Not just Galileo’s contribution, but all of the conflicting arguments through the centuries. I learn more from the “losers” than from the winners. They broaden perspective and provide insight.. just in case the orthodox view is missing a piece or two

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