Gravitation

  • S. M. Geddes
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Abstract

All the developments of modern astronomy and space travel are founded on Newton’s universal law of gravitation. This was proposed in 1666 as a unifying theory to bring together the great quantity of observational data that had been accumulated since the invention of the telescope.

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© S. M. Geddes 1981

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