What is there in places almost empty of matter, and whence is it that the sun and planets gravitate towards one another, without dense matter between them ? Whence is it that nature doth nothing in vain; and whence arises all that order and beauty which...
Opticks:: Or, A Treatise of the Reflections, Refractions, Inflections and ... - Page 338
by Sir Isaac Newton - 1730 - 382 pages
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