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
| Ormsby MacKnight Mitchel - Astronomy - 1848 - 320 pages
...or with slow and majestic motion, bore testimony, ample and unequivocal, to the truth of the great **law of universal gravitation. Every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other particle** of matter with a force which is proportioned directly to the mass, and which decreases as the square... | |
| John Frederick William Herschel - Astronomy - 1849 - 620 pages
...and provisionally, his law of universal gravitation, which may be thus abstractly stated:—"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... | |
| 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 every other particle with a force** directly proportioned to the mass of the attracting partiele, and inversely to the square of the distance... | |
| Ormsby MacKnight Mitchel - Astronomy - 1851 - 302 pages
...or with slow and majestic motion, bore testimony, ample and unequivocal, to the truth of the great **law of universal gravitation. Every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other particle** of matter, with a force which is proportioned directly to the mass, and which decreases as the square... | |
| Ormsby MacKnight Mitchel - Astronomy - 1851 - 302 pages
...or with slow and majestic motion, bore testimony, ample and unequivocal, to the truth of the great **law of universal gravitation. Every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other particle** of matter, with a force which is proportioned directly to the mass, and which decreases as the square... | |
| John Frederick William Herschel - Astronomy - 1851 - 661 pages
...instance, and provisionally, his law of universal gravitation, which may be thus abstractly stated : — " **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... | |
| 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 those vast... | |
| Robert Main - Astronomy - 1852 - 156 pages
...of matter in the universe gravitates towards every other particle, or, attracts and is attracted by **every other particle, with a force varying inversely as the square of** the distance. This law, simple as it is, will account for all the wonderful phenomena which are the... | |
| Robert Main - 1852
...of matter in the universe gravitates towards every other particle, or, attracts and is attracted by **every other particle, with a force varying inversely as the square of** the distance. This law, simple as it is, will account for all the wonderful phenomena which are the... | |
| 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... | |
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