Is Newton's 3rd law questionable?

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Has ANY  accepted law in physics or mathematics EVER been shown to be questionable?

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  • 2 months ago

    Any of these laws of physics are without question, that is why they are laws.

    Not open to debate, that is how it works.

  • Lôn
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    2 months ago

    Nope....it's true...."To every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction."

  • 2 months ago

    No.

    Even if you accept the "Many Worlds" hypothesis, there would have to be some sort of a overall balance, even if it was split between different sections of the multiverse.

    Same thing with Lavoisier's law about conservation of mass and Mayer's about conservation of energy. They're simply true, "Many Worlds" or not. Period.

    "Ideas" do not count for anything in and of themselves. They only matter to the extent that they are an accurate model of the real physical world.

    These are accurate. Their competitors were not.

    • bobby2 months agoReport

      I have no problem with Newton's other work.Stick to the point.

  • 2 months ago

    Yes.Only Newton could have got away with an assumption that is far from obvious.

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