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... Elements of Natural Philosophy - Page 161by William Thomson Baron Kelvin, Peter Guthrie Tait - 1873 - 279 pagesFull view - About this book
| Nautical astronomy - 1977
...solar system only : Every particle of matter 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 them. From these fundamental laws of motion and gravitation, Newton derived Kepler's... | |
| Technology - 1855
...have all to do with the matter, and we say the bodies themselves exert a mutual attraction, varying **directly as the product of their masses, and inversely as the square of** the distance between their centres of gravity. This is, as we view it, the argument for the Jaw of... | |
| Perry Fairfax Nursey - Industrial arts - 1855
...bodies 294 PBOFZSSOR FABADAY ON XAGNETIO PHILOSOPHY, ETC. themselves exert a mutual attraction, varying **directly as the product of their masses, and inversely as the square of** the distance between their centres of gravity. This is, as we view it, the argument for the law of... | |
| Industrial arts - 1855
...294 PROFESSOR FABADAY OH MAGNETIC PHILOSOPHY, ETC. themselves exert a mutual attraction, \ .iry in;; **directly as the product of their masses, and inversely as the square of** the distance between their centres of gravity. This is, as we view it, the argument for the law of... | |
| Adolphe Ganot - Physics - 1865 - 504 pages
...may be expressed as follows : Any two bodies exert upon each other a mutual attraction, which varies **directly as the product of their masses, and inversely as the square of their distance** apart. Effect of Gravitation on the Planets. 35. It is by the influence of gravitation that the planets... | |
| William Thomson Baron Kelvin, Peter Guthrie Tait - Calculators - 1867 - 727 pages
...Division of this Treatise, may be attraction thus enunciated. Every particle of matter in the unircrse **attracts every other particle with a force, whose...when the acting bodies are not in actual contact.** 459. For the special applications of Statical principles to SP<*'»I «nit which we proceed, it will... | |
| Osmund Airy - Geometrical optics - 1870 - 130 pages
...Fig. 104, when two bodies in space are considered, since in such cases the attractive force varies **directly as the product of their masses and inversely as the square of** the distance between them. The same attraction holds between two opposite " poles of magnets or between... | |
| WILLIAM G. PECK - 1871
...may bo expressed m follows : Any two bodies exert upon each other a mutual attraction, which -varies **directly as the product of their masses, and inversely as the square of their distance** apart. Bflfect of Gravitation pn tho Planet*. !*5, It is by tho influence of gravitation that the planets... | |
| Electronic journals - 1876
...all other points of all particles, the number of these equal forces applied between two particles, **is directly as the product of their masses and inversely as the square of** the distance between them, as a necessary consequence of their situation. KJ Adcock." We embrace this... | |
| b. f. cocker - 1875
...millions of miles off, in preference to moving in any other direction, the answer given is that, " **Every particle of matter in the universe attracts...as the square of their distance from each other."** This force of attraction is the universal bond which holds the universe together, and sustains its... | |
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