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
| 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 massoflAe attracting particle, and inversely to the square of the distance... | |
| Simon Newcomb, Edward Singleton Holden - Astronomy - 1879 - 512 pages
...NEWTON was able to formulate his great law of universal gravitation iu these comprehensive words : " **Every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other particle with a force** directly as the masses of the two particles, and inversely as the square of the distance which separates... | |
| Edward John C. Morton - 1880
...finds it satisfies the facts. | V. — Of the verification of the Law of Gravitation. 1. The Law of **Gravitation. 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.... | |
| George Minchin Minchin - 1880
...POTENTIAL. SECTION I. Solid Distributions of Matter in General. 241.] 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... | |
| John McGovern - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1880 - 700 pages
...Astronomer, who immediately recognized and promulgated the law of Universal Gravitation, as follows : " **Every particle of matter in the Universe attracts every other particle with a force** proportional to the quantity of matter contained in each, and decreasing inversely as the squares of... | |
| Simon Newcomb, Edward Singleton Holden - Astronomy - 1880 - 512 pages
...NEWTON was able to formulate his great law of universal gravitation in these comprehensive words : ' ' **Every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other particle with a force** directly as the masses of the two particles, and inversely as the square of the distance which separates... | |
| Simon Newcomb, Edward Singleton Holden - Astronomy - 1881 - 512 pages
...NEWTON was able to formulate his great law of universal gravitation in these comprehensive words : " **Every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other particle with a force** directly as the masses of the two particles, and inversely as the square of the distance which separates... | |
| Robert Routledge - Science - 1881 - 673 pages
...all physical laws was finally deduced by Newton, namely, the Law of Gravitation, which affirms that **every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other particle with a force** which is inversely proportional to the squares of the distances between them. Newton demonstrated that... | |
| John Locke - Knowledge, Theory of - 1881 - 136 pages
...great discovery as to the law of gravitation, when stated precisely, is that every particle of matter **attracts every other particle with a force varying inversely as the square of** the distance. SECTION XLIV. topical. See note on the expression ' topical argument ' in Sect. 7. These... | |
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