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" planet is attracted to the sun by a force varying inversely as the square of the distance from the sun. "
Plane astronomy - Page v
by Alexander Ronald Grant - 1850
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Brinkley's Astronomy

John Brinkley - Astronomy - 1871 - 307 pages
...centre offeree, combined with Kepler's discoveries, prove that each of the planets is attracted toward the sun, by a force varying inversely as the square of the distance from the sun. For Kepler showed from observations, 1st, that each planet described equal areas in equal times about...
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Natural Theology: The Gifford Lectures, Delivered Before the University of ...

Sir George Gabriel Stokes - Natural theology - 1893 - 272 pages
...approximately obeyed. On that supposition we should be right in saying that the earth was impelled to the sun by a force varying inversely as the square of the distance; and we might substitute for the observed orbit of the earth, and the place of the earth...
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Natural Theology: The Gifford Lectures, Delivered Before the University of ...

Sir George Gabriel Stokes - Natural theology - 1893 - 272 pages
...approximately obeyed. On that supposition we should be right in saying that the earth was impelled to the sun by a force varying inversely as the square of the distance; and we might substitute for the observed orbit of the earth, and the place of the earth...
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The beginnings of modern science

Henry Smith Williams, Edward Huntington Williams - Science - 1904
...mentioned merely as centripetal, through the operation of which the planets are held in their orbits, is a force varying inversely as the square of the distance from the sun. This idea had come to Robert Hooke, to Wren, and perhaps to Halley, as well as to Newton; but as yet...
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A History of science, Volume 2

Henry Smith Williams - 1904
...mentioned merely as centripetal, through the operation of which the planets are held in their orbits, is a force varying inversely as the square of the distance from the sun. This idea had come to Robert Hooke, to Wren, and perhaps to Halley, as well as to Newton ; but as yet...
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