| sir John Frederick W. Herschel (1st bart.) - 1833
...instance, and provisionally, his law of universal gravitation, which may be thus abstractly stated : — " **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... | |
| John Frederick William Herschel - 1833 - 422 lehte
...and provisidwally, his law of universal gravitation, which may be tliijis abstractly stated : — " **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... | |
| William Whewell - 1833 - 381 lehte
...particles of which they are composed ; so that the final generalization, including all the derivative laws, **is, that every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other,** according to the law of the inverse square of the distance. Such is the law of universal gravitation.... | |
| 1836
...particles of which they are composed ; so that the final generalization, including all the derivative laws, **is, that every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other,** according to the law of the inverse square of the distance. Such is the law of universal gravitation.... | |
| Thomas Webster - 1837 - 490 lehte
...surface. For this purpose, he reasoned on his law of universal gravitation, which may be thus stated; ' **Every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other particle, with a force** varying inversely as the square of the distance.' Reasoning on this law, he calculated, from the effect... | |
| 1839
...results from gravitation. The great Newton discovered and established the law of universal gravitation, " **that every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other particle, with a force** varying inversely as the square of the distance :" by which is meant, that if a body be attracted by... | |
| Thomas Lockerby - 1839
...matter that the earth consists of. Gravity is a real power, of whose agency we have daily experience. " **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... | |
| Sir Edward Johnson - 1842 - 536 lehte
...planetary motions, the velocities of falling bodies, &c., would have frequent occasion to mention the fact **that " every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other particle with a force** proportional, &c. &c." But this would be extremely troublesome, and even difficult to introduce intelligibly.... | |
| T H. Howe - 1842
...that case, the general law applies in its strict wording." — Sir John Herschefs Astronomy p. 237. " **Every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other particle with a force** directly proportioned to the mas of the attracting particle, and inversely to the square of the distance... | |
| 1905
...constitution; 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... | |
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