Rethinking the Principle of Inertia

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Scientific Paper
Title Rethinking the Principle of Inertia
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Author(s) Mitch Emery
Keywords Inertia, Circular Motion, Special Relativity
Published 2010
Journal Proceedings of the NPA
Volume 7
No. of pages 2
Pages 145-146

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An old principle of inertia can explain special relativity in a new way.  With a proper understanding of motion, the speed of light is constant c only with reference to the source of emission, while the magnitude of its average velocity remains constant c regardless of the motion of the emitter.  This interpretation on the invariance of light speed was published in a previous report, but the purpose now is to make that presentation more clear.  And for something new, a self-sufficient cause for inertia is to be explored.