Orbs must [be] reciprocally as the squares of their distances from the centers about which they revolve: and thereby compared the force requisite to keep the Moon in her orb with the force of gravity at the surface of the earth, and found them answer... The Monist - 201. lappuselaboja - 1914Pilnskats - Par šo grāmatu
| 1922
...same year [1665] I began to think of gravity extending to y orb of the Moon and . . . compared the **force requisite to keep the Moon in her Orb with the...the earth, and found them answer pretty nearly. All** *WWR Ball, An Essay on Nnaton's Principle (London, 1893), p. 7. this was in the two plague years of... | |
| Charles Coulston Gillispie - 1960 - 562 lapas
...as the squares of their distances from the centers about wch they revolve: and thereby compared the **force requisite to keep the Moon in her Orb with the...was in the prime of my age for invention, and minded** Mathematicks and Philosophy more than at any time since. The calculus, the composition of light, the... | |
| William Dampier - 1961 - 576 lapas
...as the squares of their distances from the centers about wch they revolve : and thereby compared the **force requisite to keep the Moon in her Orb with the...plague years of 1665 and 1666, for in those days I was** Newton an in the prime of my age for invention, and minded Mathematics and Philosophy Gravitation more... | |
| I. Bernard Cohen - 1983 - 404 lapas
...reasoning in 1666 could be determined by an easy test. The memorandum continues: '[I] thereby compared the **force requisite to keep the Moon in her Orb with the...of the earth, and found them answer pretty nearly'.** From the age of Newton to our own day, there has been a considerable discussion of this alleged early... | |
| Edna Ernestine Kramer - 1982 - 758 lapas
...out certain calculations based on the actual motion of the moon. In his own words, "I compared the **force requisite to keep the Moon in her Orb with the...of gravity at the surface of the Earth, and found** the answer pretty nearly." The "pretty nearly" may explain why he did not publicize the inverse-square... | |
| Z. Bechler, Zev Bechler - 1982 - 241 lapas
...body in the solar system).16 In statement (b), Newton later alleged that (i) he 'thereby compared the **force requisite to keep the Moon in her Orb with the...force of gravity at the surface of the earth' and** (ii) found them to agree 'pretty nearly'. With respect to (i), even apart from the fact that Newton... | |
| John Earman - 1983 - 484 lapas
...to violate this additional stricture. Newton was able to test his gravitation law by comparing "the **force requisite to keep the moon in her orb with the...force of gravity at the surface of the earth" and** finding them "to answer pretty nearly." By equating the centripetal force acting on the moon with gravitational... | |
| Richard S. Westfall - 1983 - 908 lapas
...reciprocally as the squares of their distances from the centers about wch they revolve: & thereby compared the **force requisite to keep the Moon in her Orb with the force of gravity at the surface of the earth,** & found them answer pretty nearly. All this was in the two plague years of 1665-1666. For in those... | |
| Rutherford Aris, Howard Ted Davis, Roger H. Stuewer - 1983 - 342 lapas
...began to think of gravity extending to the moon he compared the force holding the moon in its orbit **with the force of gravity at the surface of the earth and found them** to "answer pretty nearly."1 From these combined sources have emerged the myth of Newton's twenty-year... | |
| Morris Kline - 1985 - 272 lapas
...sunlight is really composed of all colors from violet to red. "All this," Newton said later in life, **"was in the two plague years of 1665 and 1666, for...for invention, and minded mathematics and philosophy** [science] more than at any other time since." Newton returned to Cambridge in 1667 and was elected... | |
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