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
| Edward John Chalmers Morton - Astronomers - 1882 - 341 pages
...unquestionably the most remarkable discovery ever made by the mind of man. It may be stated as follows : — " **Every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other particle with a force varying** directly as the product of their masses and inversely as the square of the distance between them."... | |
| William Hewitt - Mechanics - 1882
...to 16 times its former amount. The law of gravitation may now be stated generally as follows : — **Every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other particle with a force** proportional to the product of their masses, and varying inversely as the square of their distance... | |
| Edmund Ledger - Astronomy - 1882 - 432 pages
...one•half of that for Mticury. century, subsequently discovered the great law of gravity, viz., that **every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other particle with a force** which is proportional to the inverse square of their distance apart, he showed that two other laws... | |
| 1853
...not to attract, (for such a mode of action is, in all cases, absolutely impossible,) but to approach **every other particle with a force varying inversely as the square of** its distance : that is, two particles or masses, situated at twice the distance from each other, will... | |
| United States. Defense Intelligence Agency - Cartography - 1967 - 243 pages
...See resurvey. Newtonian constant of gravitation — See constant of gravitation. Newton's laws — 1. **(gravitation) Every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other particle with a force** proportional to the product of their masses and inversely as the square of the distance between them.... | |
| United States. Army Topographic Command - Cartography - 1969 - 281 pages
...See resurvey. Newtonian constant of gravitation— See constant of gravitation. Newton's laws— 1. **(gravitation) Every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other particle with a force** proportional to the product of their masses and inversely as the square of the distance between them.... | |
| 1907
...since the time of Newton, all the motions of the heavenly bodies have been explained by assuming that **every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other particle with a force** directly proportionate to the product of the attracting masses and inversely proportional to the square... | |
| Edward Thomas Copson - Mathematics - 1975 - 280 pages
...mathematical physics, notably in the theory of gravitation. Newton's law of universal gravitation asserts that **every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other particle with a force** whose direction is that of the line joining them, and whose magnitude varies directly as the product... | |
| George Smith - 1905
...; 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... | |
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