Interesting Facts About Force: “Pull or Push”

Whether you know it or not, you are surrounded by ‘forces’ every day. Force is just another word for the pull or push action that makes things move or in actuality to change the motion of an object due to the push or pull action.
Everything around us and in the universe works on the concept of force. This can include the waving of a tree limb in a breeze all the way to the turning of a planet in a galaxy. They all work with the concept of ‘force’.
We use force to pull or push on something which can make them change their shape or motion, remain in place, accelerate, move, and slow down. Sir Isaac Newton was the first scientist that learned about force and gravity. Three laws that still existed were created by him and called as Newton’s 3 laws of motion.
Below are some interesting facts about force:
1. The funny thing about both of gravity force and magnetic force is that they don’t actually have to have contact between the objects, they act at a distance.
2. Gravity creates a force that pulls objects together. An example might be the fact that we are standing on the ground and being pulled by gravity to be there. Gravity force is also at play in keeping the earth going around the sun.
3. Sir Isaac Newton was one of the first scientists to study gravity and force. Scientists still use his three laws today. The first one says that a body in motion is likely to stay in motion, while a body at rest will stay at rest.
4. As we know that Newton’s 3 laws of motion was created by Isaac Newton. It was published on Principia Mathematica Philosophiae Naturalis in 1687. The first law of motion says that a body in motion will stay in motion.
Whereas a body at rest will will stay at rest. The second law says that the speed or direction of the body will change if a force acts on that body. Whereas the third law says that there is an equal or opposite reaction for every force and action. It is the best Newton’s laws.
5. The electrostatic force was first described in 1784 by Coulomb as a force that existed intrinsically between two charges.
The properties of the electrostatic force were that it varied as an inverse square law directed in the radial direction, was both attractive and repulsive (there was intrinsic polarity), was independent of the mass of the charged objects, and followed the superposition principle. Coulomb’s law unifies all these observations into one succinct statement.
6. Philosophers in antiquity used the concept of force in the study of stationary and moving objects and simple machines, but thinkers such as Aristotle and Archimedes retained fundamental errors in understanding force.
In part, this was due to an incomplete understanding of the sometimes non-obvious force of friction, and a consequently inadequate view of the nature of natural motion. A fundamental error was the belief that a force is required to maintain motion, even at a constant velocity.

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