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*From*: Bowman_David/tiger_mpc@tiger.gtc.georgetown.ky.us*Date*: Wed, 3 Apr 96 12:18:41 -0500

Lisa Morris writes:

...In short, yes. Newton's third law (N3) ONLY applies in the non-relativistic

Are there limitations to Newton's Third Law and, if so, what are they?

...

limit; it is, by definition, Newtonian. N3 is manifestly inconsistent with

interactions which are not propagated instantaneously across finite distances.

(Of Newton's laws, only his first one goes over unscathed into relativity.)

David Bowman

Georgetown College

dbowman@gtc.georgetown.ky.us

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