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Sivu 290 - That gravity should be innate, inherent and essential to matter, so that one body may act upon another at a distance through a vacuum, without the mediation of anything else, by and through which their action and force may be conveyed from one to another, is to me so great an absurdity, that I believe no man who has in philosophical matters a competent faculty of thinking, can ever fall into it.
Sivu 173 - Schehallien, one on the north side and the other on the south side...
Sivu 292 - Newton generalized the law of attraction into a statement that every particle of matter in the universe attracts every other particle with a force which varies directly as the product of their masses and inversely as the square of the distance between them; and he thence deduced the law of attraction for spherical shells of constant density.
Sivu 152 - ... which is equal to the difference of level between the surface of the water in the...
Sivu 494 - The ox-gullet is now nearly filled with a concentrated solution of common salt, to which a few drops of hydrochloric acid have been added, and the...
Sivu 223 - ... which I look upon as a capital saving ; and it will answer for double engines as well as for single ones. I have only tried it in a slight model yet, so cannot build upon it, though I think it a very probable thing to succeed, and one of the most ingenious simple pieces of mechanism I have contrived, but I beg nothing may be said on it till I specify.
Sivu 410 - Scobell gave notice in the House of Commons of his intention to move for a " Select Committee to inquire into...
Sivu 225 - ... hope of placing myself above want, without being obliged to have much dealing with mankind, to whom I have always been a dupe. The necessary experience in great* was wanting ; in acquiring which I have met with many disappointments.
Sivu 290 - ... into the nature of the physical means which cause distant bodies to affect each other; and the man who hesitates to admit the sufficiency of the answer, or of the assumption on which it rests, and asks for a more satisfactory account, runs some risk of appearing ridiculous or ignorant before the world of science.