that every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other particle, with a force whose direction is that of the line joining the two, and whose magnitude is directly as the product of their masses, and inversely as the square of their distances... Astronomy - Page 224by sir John Frederick W. Herschel (1st bart.) - 1833Full view - About this book
| Thomas Webster - 1837
...at the surface. For this purpose, he reasoned on his law of universal gravitation, which may be thus **stated; ' Every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other particle, with a force** varying inversely as the square of the distance.' Reasoning on this law, he calculated, from the effect... | |
| Periodicals - 1839
...from gravitation. The great Newton discovered and established the law of universal gravitation, " that **every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other particle, with a force** varying inversely as the square of the distance :" by which is meant, that if a body be attracted by... | |
| T H. Howe - 1842
...that case, the general law applies in its strict wording." — Sir John Herschefs Astronomy p. 237. " **Every particle of matter in the universe attracts...particle with a force directly proportioned to the** mas of the attracting particle, and inversely to the square of the distance between them." — Ibid,... | |
| 1905
...constitution; this being, of course, only a particular case of Newton's law of gravitation, which tells us that **every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other particle with a force** which depends on their masses and on the distances which separate them; the attraction being proportionately... | |
| 1846
...gravitation and attraction, by which all bodies, liquid or solid, are governed. Newton's words are — " **Every particle of matter in the universe attracts...particle with a force directly proportioned to the mass** (and density) of the attracting particle, and inversely to the square of the distance between them... | |
| Archibald Tucker Ritchie - Cosmogony - 1850
...opinion of astronomers. Sir John F. Herschel, in referring to Newton's law of gravitation, says — " **Every particle of matter in the universe attracts...directly proportioned to the mass of the attracting** partiele, and inversely to the square of the distance between them." And again — " It is in consequence... | |
| Robert Grant - Astronomy - 1852 - 637 pages
...advancement in the study of Celestial Mechanics. Already the sublime truth announced by Newton, that **every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other particle with a force** varying reciprocally as the squares of their mutual distances, has been realised in tbe motions of... | |
| India - 1855
...Apple to his feet and established the memorable, universal Law ; namely, that, every individual partick **of matter in the universe attracts every other particle, with a. force, directly** as the mass of the attracting particle, and inversely as the squares of their distances. And lo ! the... | |
| 1857
...velocity of projection, and that the magnitude and form of the orbit is calculable. He who announced that **every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other particle, with a force** varying inversely as the square of the distance, and directly as the mass, ivas not ignorant of, or... | |
| Thomas Ewbank - Cosmology - 1858 - 154 pages
...impellers. The established theory of cosmical movements is based on the principle that 'every particle **in the universe attracts every other particle, with...directly proportioned to the mass of the attracting** particles and inversely to the square of the distance between them.' The common notion attached to... | |
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