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
| Alexander Mackay - Geomorphology - 1877 - 166 pages
...universal space. It was Newton that first gave clear expression to the law of gravitation in these words : **"Every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other particle with a force** directly proportional to the mass of the attracting particle, and inversely as the square of the distance... | |
| Robert Routledge - 1877 - 332 pages
...always with results completely confirmatory of Newton's statement of the law of gravitation, namely, **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 proportional to... | |
| john m. ross - 1877
...second and third laws, combined with his own principles, the grand theory of universal gravitation, 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 magnit^<,de is directly as the product... | |
| George Minchin Minchin - 1877
...POTENTIAL. SECTION I. Solid Distributions of Matter in General. 229. Universal Law of Attraction.—Every **particle of matter in the universe attracts every other particle with a force** whose direction is that of the line joining the two particles, and whose magnitude is directly proportional... | |
| Richard Fawcett Battye - Biology - 1877 - 335 pages
...conversant with the subject, " What do you understand by every particle of matter in the universe attracting **every other particle, with a force varying inversely, as the square of** their mutual distances, and directly as the mass of the attracting particles ?"* The answer given is... | |
| Royal Historical Society (Great Britain) - Great Britain - 1878
...investigations of free thought with respect to the mechanism of the heavens. His general law was announced, that **"every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other particle with a force varying** directly as the product of the masses, and inversely as the square of the distance." Under this law,... | |
| Joel Dorman Steele - Physics - 1878 - 305 pages
...the stone back to itself — an instance of a general law, one operation of an ever-active force. For **every particle of matter in the universe * attracts every other particle with a force** proportional to the product of their masses, and increasing as the square of the distance decreases.... | |
| Herbert Masson - Chemical elements - 1878 - 68 pages
...preceding pages — minute physical points of matter, acting totally independent of the great law: — **"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... | |
| Simon Newcomb - Astronomy - 1878 - 571 pages
...produce any important effect. We are thus led to the law of universal gravitation, expressed as follows : **Every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other particle with a force** directly as their masses, and inversely as the square of the distance which separates them. § 2. Gravitation... | |
| Thomas Harper - Metaphysics - 1881 - 414 pages
...the kind of Judgments here alluded to. Take, for instance, the law of universal gravitation, — that **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... | |
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