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Criterion of Reality

Nature volume 23, page 144 | Download Citation

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WILL you kindly allow a learner to ask for the criterion according to which Kinetic Energy and Work are real things, while Momentum and Force are unreal? Prof. Tait says ½mv2 and wh express real things, but mv and wt unrealities (NATURE, vol xxiii. p. 82).

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