Definition of Theory of gravitation

1. Noun. (physics) the theory that any two particles of matter attract one another with a force directly proportional to the product of their masses and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them.




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Literary usage of Theory of gravitation

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1. The Works of Tennyson by Alfred Tennyson Tennyson, Hallam Tennyson Tennyson (1908)
"He also created the theory of attractions, which will be more naturally noted in connexion with his theory of gravitation. The fundamental principles of ..."

2. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, Sir Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1908)
"The fundamental principles of Newton's theory of gravitation seem to have occurred to him shortly after he had taken his degree at Cambridge. ..."

3. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1844)
"A New Theory of Gravitation. By JOSEPH DENISON, Esq. Whittaker and Co. MR. DENISON seems to be a writer of very varied nowers ; tragedy and philosophy fall ..."

4. A Short History of Science by William Thompson Sedgwick, Harry Walter Tyler (1917)
"All this constitutes an immense advance over the current Aristotelian notions. THE theory of gravitation: Principia — In 1682 Newton returned to his attempt ..."

5. A Short History of Science by William Thompson Sedgwick, Harry Walter Tyler (1917)
"THE theory of gravitation: Principia — In 1682 Newton returned to his attempt of 16 years earlier to explain the moon's motion by means of the assumed ..."

6. A Short History of Science by William Thompson Sedgwick, Harry Walter Tyler (1917)
"He solves at last the problem of the rainbow. All this constitutes an immense advance over the current Aristotelian notions. THE theory of gravitation: ..."

7. The History of Creation, Or, The Development of the Earth and Its by Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel, Edwin Ray Lankester, L. Dora Schmitz (1892)
"lts Comparison with Newton's Theory of Gravitation.—Limits of Scientific Explanation and of Human Knowledge in general.—All Knowledge founded originally on ..."

8. The History of Creation, Or, the Development of the Earth and Its by Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel, Edwin Ray Lankester (1892)
"Its Comparison with Newton's Theory of Gravitation. — Limits of Scientific Explanation and of Human Knowledge in general. — All Knowledge founded originally ..."

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