theory of gravitation

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Noun1.theory of gravitation - (physics) the theory that any two particles of matter attract one another with a force directly proportional to the product of their masses and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them
law of gravitation, Newton's law of gravitation - (physics) the law that states any two bodies attract each other with a force that is directly proportional to the product of their masses and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them
scientific theory - a theory that explains scientific observations; "scientific theories must be falsifiable"
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
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Recently, the author, in terms of his 5D fully covariant theory of gravitation, has quantitatively determined the dielectric constant of the polarized vacuum in accordance with the charge-mass ratio of a charged object [14].
B|hmer presents readers with a comprehensive introduction to the fundamental ideas behind the geometric theory of gravitation and spacetime.
They believed it because Mercury wobbles as it moves through space, and Isaac Newton's theory of gravitation required the existence of some other body to cause the perturbations.
Astronomers had long known that Mercury's perihelion--its point of closest approach to the Sun--shifted slightly in a way that Newton's theory of gravitation couldn't account for.
Papapetrou, "Einstein's theory of gravitation and flat space," Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy Section A, vol.
Objective: This project aims to investigate geon-type solutions in Einstein~s theory of Gravitation.
By following Einstein's theory of Gravitation, it's well known that a mass concentration would deform locally the Space-Time and the observed shapes of distant galaxies seen through the concentration would be deflected and distorted.
In the early 1950s, while still teaching at Tehran University, he worked with Albert Einstein on the Unified Field Theory of Gravitation and Electromagnetism at Princeton's Institute for Advanced Study.
A complementary theory about stellar evolution - the Star Procreation Theory shows how Super-Nova stellar eruptions create and put into motion the planets, explaining the root cause for the Titius-Bode Law of planetary orbital patterns, which is something of an enigma in Sir Isaac Newton's Universal Theory of Gravitation.
The covariant theory of gravitation (CTG) appeared in 2009 [1], as a consequence of the relativistic generalization of the Lorentz-invariant theory of gravitation (LITG).
Isaac Newton's theory of gravitation makes testable predictions that are nearly perfect.
These include studies by members of the Royal Society, creation of ephemerides of the sun and moon, and Newton's theory of gravitation, which explained the relationship of those bodies to the tides.