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... The National Question Book ... - Page 379by Edward Richard Shaw - 1887Full view - About this book
| 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... | |
| 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... | |
| Science - 1867
...the particles of matter varying inversely as the square of the distance." Or, as stated more fully, **"every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other particle with a force varying** inversely as the square of their mutual distances, and directly as the mass of the attracting particles."... | |
| Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Michael John Petry - Philosophy - 1977 - 692 pages
...that the sensation of heaviness experienced in divining has its ground. Newton's proposition that, **'Every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other particle with a force** that varies inversely as the squares of the distances between them and directly as the products of... | |
| Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Michael John Petry - History - 1981 - 210 pages
...nearly all his examples of this were drawn from the natural sciences: Newton's law of gravitation, **"every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other particle with a force** that varies inversely as the squares of the distances between them and directly as the products of... | |
| Claus E. Rolfs, William S. Rodney - Science - 1988 - 561 pages
...description of the planetary system by a single comprehensive physical law, the law of gravitation. **Every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other particle with a force** that varies directly as the product of their masses and inversely as the square of the distance between... | |
| Ching-Yao Hsieh, Meng-Hua Ye - Business & Economics - 1991 - 169 pages
...universe are independent of the whole system. Newton's universal law of gravitation postulates that **every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other particle with a force** (F) varying directly proportional to the product of the masses (M\M2) and inversely as the square of... | |
| Hermann von Helmholtz, David Cahan - Science - 1995 - 418 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,... | |
| Arthur A. Meyerhoff, Donna Meyerhoff Hull - Science - 1996 - 323 pages
...direction; or, for every force, there is an equal and opposite force or reaction. Law of Gravitation — **Every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other particle with a force** that is directly proportional to the produce of the masses of the particles and inversely proportional... | |
| S. Chandrasekhar - Biography & Autobiography - 1997 - 295 pages
...particular complexes of phenomena in terms of the basic laws. Thus, Newton's law of gravitation 1 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... | |
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