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" 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 67
by George Forbes - 1909 - 200 pages
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 133

English literature - 1872
...The sequence is inevitable. The second instance is the law of gravitation. Every particle of matter attracts every other particle, with a force varying inversely as the square of the distance. This causes the motion of the sun, moon, planets, and stars; at the same time the attraction...
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Fourteen Weeks in Natural Philosophy: By J. Dorman Steele

Joel Dorman Steele - Physics - 1872 - 333 pages
...notice another form of the same attraction, which acts between masses at all distances. GRAND LAW OF GRAVITATION.* — Every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other particle of matter with a force directly proportional to its mass, and decreasing as the square of the distance...
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Popular Lectures on Scientific Subjects

Hermann von Helmholtz - Physics - 1873 - 397 pages
...by analysing the motions of the planets on mechanical principles, that every particle of ponderable matter in the universe attracts every other particle with a force varying inversely as the square of the distance, astronomers have been able, in virtue of that one law of gravitation, to calculate with...
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Popular lectures on scientific subjects, tr. by E. Atkinson. [1st], Volume 1

Hermann Ludwig F. von Helmholtz - 1873
...by analysing the motions of the planets on mechanical principles, that every paiticle of ponderable matter in the universe attracts every other particle with a force varying inversely as the square of the distance, astronomers have been able, in virtue of that one law of gravitation, to calculate with...
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ELEMENTARY PHYSICS

CHARLES R. CROSS - 1873
...consider. It is frequently known as Newtorfs Law, from its discoverer, and may be stated as follows : Every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other particle with a force varying directly in the compound ratio of their masses^ and inversely as the square of their distance. It follows...
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Introduction to Astronomy: For the Use of Science Classes and Elementary and ...

John Isaac Plummer - Astronomy - 1873 - 174 pages
...give the widest signification to this law, which we will now state in its fullest application : — Every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other particle, with a force varying directly as the mass of the attracting particle, and inversely as the square of t/ie distance between...
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Student's class book of astronomy

Francis Bullock - Astronomy - 1873 - 224 pages
...Q. What is the Law of Gravitation ? A. The Law of Universal Gravitation may bo stated thus : — " 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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Old and New, Volume 8

Edward Everett Hale - Liberalism (Religion) - 1873
...the enunciation of the general law of gravitation, as given by the author. It is as follows : — " Every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other particle with a force whose direction is that of a line joining the two, and whose magnitude is directly as the product of...
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A History of the Mathematical Theories of Attraction and the ..., Volume 1

Isaac Todhunter - Attractions of ellipsoids - 1873 - 508 pages
...passes through the centre : see also Art. 56. But if we admit with Newton that every particle of matter attracts every other particle with a force varying inversely as the square of the distance, bodies will no longer necessarily be attracted exactly towards the centre of the earth...
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Chambers's encyclopędia, Volume 5

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1874
...views, and a generalisation 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 particle, and inversely to the square of the distance...
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