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
| David C. Cassidy, Gerald Holton, F. James Rutherford, Harvard Project Physics - 2002 - 851 lapas
...extends out to the Moon, and that this same type of force might also act between the planets and the Sun. **"All this was in the two plague years of 1665 and 1666,"** he later wrote, "for in those days [at age 21 or 22] I was in the prime of my age for invention, and... | |
| Malcolm S. Longair, Professor Malcolm S Longair - 2003 - 569 lapas
...the squares of their distances from the centres about which they revolve: and thereby compared the **force requisite to keep the Moon in her orb with the...pretty nearly. All this was in the two plague years** 1665-6. For in those days 1 was in the prime of my age for invention and minded mathematics and philosophy... | |
| Hilde de Ridder-Symoens, Walter Rüegg - 2003 - 720 lapas
...as the squares of their distances from the centres about which they revolve: &C thereby compared the **force requisite to keep the Moon in her Orb with the...at the surface of the earth, and found them answer** pretiy nearly. All this was in the plague years of 1665 and 1666. For in those days I was in the prime... | |
| Richard Olson - 2004 - 292 lapas
...as the squares of the distances from the centers about which they revolve: and thereby compared the **force requisite to keep the Moon in her orb with the...gravity at the surface of the earth, and found them** to answer pretty nearly. . . . (Fauvel et al. 1988, 14) Even allowing for overstatement and for the... | |
| Martin Garrett - 2004 - 266 lapas
...tree in his orchard, "began to think of gravity extending to the orb of the Moon" and "compared the **force requisite to keep the Moon in her orb with the force of gravity at the surface of the Earth."** (The apple tree planted at the front of Trinity in the 1950s is descended from one in the Lincolnshire... | |
| Dan Falk - 2005 - 246 lapas
...forced the university to shut down, and Newton now in his early 20s returned to the family home. **"In those days I was in the prime of my age for invention,"** he would later recall, "and minded mathematics and philosophy more than at any time since." During... | |
| William H. McNeely - 2005 - 540 lapas
...gravity extending to the orbit of the moon compared the force requisite to extending to the moon **with the force of gravity at the surface of the earth and found them** to answer pretty nearly." At the same time, his work on optics led to his explanation of the composition... | |
| J. N. Hays - 2005 - 513 lapas
...of his theory of universal gravitation. "All this," he said, "was in the two plague years 1665-1666. **For in those days I was in the prime of my age for invention** & minded Mathematicks &. Philosophy more then at any time since" (quoted in Westfall 1980, 143). Did... | |
| Gale E. Christianson - 2005 - 160 lapas
...the two plague years of 1665 and 1666 decades later, he wrote the French scholar Pierre Des Maizeaux, **"For in those days I was in the prime of my age** of invention and minded mathematics and philosophy more than at any time since."2 William Whiston,... | |
| Barton E. Dahneke - 2006 - 661 lapas
...as the squares of their distances from the centers about which 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 [to] answer pretty nearly.14 The reciprocal square of distance or separation on which... | |
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