The equivalence principle

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The equivalence principle is a straightforward application of Newton's third law, isn't it? There's nothing new in it
 

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Hi vin300! :smile:
The equivalence principle is a straightforward application of Newton's third law, isn't it? There's nothing new in it
Do you mean Newton's second law (F = dmomentum/dt)?

But it applies to light, and it gives twice as much deflection as Newton does.
 

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