Re: Great Truth and their Contraries

Sean Stickle (
Sat, 27 Nov 1999 13:36:14 -0500

On Thu, 25 Nov 1999, Sandberg wrote:
> writes:
> > In an open space there is no centre. Any point can be appointed. You just adapt
> > the formulas and the universe rotates around the Earth.
> Would you be so kind to make a pirouette? I ought to feel the
> centipetal acceleration from that here in Sweden if you are right.

Read Mach, the explanation is quite clear. There are no preferred intertial frames, therefore any point in space can be considered the center. Remember Newton's experiment with a bucket of water? Shame on you if you don't.

S. Stickle
Systems Administrator
Corporation for Enterprise Development