Classical Physics


Is the Earth an Inertial System?

Authors: Sjaak Uitterdijk

The earth rotates almost exactly along a circle around the sun, notwithstanding the fact that the sun lies significantly outside the centre of this circle. Assuming a perfect circle, the question is whether the earth in such a situation is an inertial system or not.

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