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  • special relativity and Newton's law of universal gravitation, providing a unified description of gravity as a geometric property of space and time, or spacetime
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  • best known for his laws of planetary motion, which provided one of the foundations of Isaac Newton's law of universal gravitation. Vim
    49 KB (7,580 words) - 20:06, 6 February 2016
  • the basket from the balloon, and you both will reaffirm Newton's law of universal gravitation - back down 20,000 feet! Robin: I'll bet even Shakespeare
    68 KB (9,638 words) - 00:34, 30 January 2016
  • third edition, indicating his belief that the law of universal gravitation was a fundamental empirical law, and that he proposed no hypotheses on how gravity
    171 KB (25,303 words) - 00:23, 31 January 2016
  • stars—Newton's theory of gravitation and Eddington's theory of stellar construction—were each developed so successfully although Newton was ignorant of the
    37 KB (5,672 words) - 22:29, 22 November 2015
  • more skepticism than this one. Not even Maxwell’s laws of electricity or Newton’s law of gravitation are so sacrosanct, for each has measurable corrections
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  • repel if their charges are of the same kind) with a force which conforms to the same mathematical law as the force of gravitation - both forces fall off inversely
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  • his formula of gravitation was longer and more cumbersome than Newton's formula in its elegant simplicity". This is actually a variant of a quote Einstein
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  • chapter 1, “The Law of Gravitation,” p. 13: video This is the key of modern science and is the beginning of the true understanding of nature. This idea
    124 KB (18,995 words) - 05:10, 28 December 2015
  • his formula of gravitation was longer and more cumbersome than Newton's formula in its elegant simplicity". This is actually a variant of a quote Einstein
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  • uniform speeds (Newton's first law). But the world-lines of planets, comets and terrestrial projectiles are geodesics in a region of space-time which
    44 KB (6,777 words) - 19:28, 22 January 2016
  • such as Newton's theory of gravitation, Boyle's gas laws, Hooke's recognition that all living things are made of cells, and the beginning of the Royal
    48 KB (7,368 words) - 00:10, 21 January 2016
  • interattract one another gravitationally in terms of the second power of their relative proximity—in accordance with Newton's law of gravity. As the masses
    68 KB (8,849 words) - 20:38, 16 October 2015
  • scientists debate rival theories to explain them. Einstein's theory of gravitation replaced Newton's in this century, but apples didn't suspend themselves in midair
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  • brings the sum of the strengths of all its alloying to only 250,000 pounds a square inch. The explanation for this is Newton’s gravitational law which noted
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  • physical cause of the so-called 'attraction of gravitation.' As a general rule, his [Newton's] successors have been content to accept the doctrine of attractive
    61 KB (9,531 words) - 00:54, 3 June 2014
  • The relativity theory of gravitation had provided the necessary modification of Newton's law, and in working out the details of the new theory, Einstein
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  • his [Newton's] scientific influence penetrated, and borrowed a possibly unjustified certainty from the clear demonstrability of the gravitational theorems
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  • 1665. When he came out of his solitude he had invented the calculus; he had discovered the laws of motion and universal gravitation; he had single-handedly
    52 KB (7,479 words) - 13:21, 7 December 2015
  • Einstein’s modification of Newton’s law of gravitation. In spite of all the excitement it created, Newton’s law of gravitation is not correct! It was modified
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