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... History of Astronomy - Page 67by George Forbes - 1909 - 200 pagesFull view - About this book
| Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1874
...and here the lord tion to be afterwards mentioned, Newton is understood to have at first rested his **law of universal gravitation : ' Every particle of...universe attracts every other particle with a force** directly proportioned to the mass of the attracting in 1576, used to assemble ; and here the mayor,... | |
| W. G. Willson - Dynamics - 1874 - 278 pages
...arrived at. The motion of a projectile in air is too difficult a problem to be discussed here. 84. LAW OF **GRAVITATION. — Every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other particle with a force,** in the direction of the line joining the two, whose magnitude is directly proportional to the product... | |
| William Stanley Jevons - Logic - 1874 - 480 pages
...exactly true ; but we cannot calculate out in any one case its accurate results. The law asserts that **every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other particle, with a force** depending on the masses of the particles and their distance. We cannot then know the force acting on... | |
| James Nasmyth, James Carpenter - Lunar craters - 1874 - 189 pages
...solve the problem we have to appeal to Newton's law of universal gravitation. This law teaches us that **every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other particle with a force** which is directly proportional to the mass, and inversely proportional to the square of the * distance... | |
| Archibald Tucker Ritchie - Cosmogony - 1874 - 664 pages
...Newton's law of gravitation, says — * Gen. j. 2. f Presbyterian Review on Mr. Fairholuie's Geology. **"Every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other particle with a force** directly proportioned to the mass of the attracting particle, and inversely to the square of the distance... | |
| Joel Dorman Steele - Astronomy - 1874 - 336 pages
...holds them with an irresistible .power in their appointed paths. At last he announced this grand Law of **Gravitation : EVERY PARTICLE OF MATTER IN THE UNIVERSE ATTRACTS EVERY OTHER PARTICLE** OF MATTER WITH A FORCE DIRECTLY PROPORTIONAL TO ITS QUANTITY OP MATTER, AND DECREASING AS THE SQUARE... | |
| John Nelson Stockwell - Lunar theory - 1875 - 60 pages
...subjected to calculation by NEWTON. The theory when regarded as a law of nature may be stated as follows : **Every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other particle with a force** which varies directly as its mass, and inversely as the square of the distance between them. Mathematicians... | |
| b. f. cocker - 1875
...millions of miles off, in preference to moving in any other direction, the answer given is 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... | |
| John Tyndall - Science - 1876 - 625 pages
...this whole pomp of stars might have been evolved. The law of gravitation enunciated by Newton is, that **every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other particle with a force** which diminishes as the square of the distance increases. Thus the sun and the earth mutually pull... | |
| John Tyndall - Science - 1876 - 625 pages
...this whole pomp of stars might have been evolved. The law of gravitation enunciated by Newton is, that **every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other particle with a force** which diminishes as the square of the distance increases. Thus the sun and the earth mutually pull... | |
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