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9/20/2015 a012 Gravity

a012 Gravity

Apples Gravity governs


falling from governs Motions
inspired Trees of Planets
was studied by

Balls were studied by

rolling down experimented


with
Inclined Planes
Astronomers
Isaac Newton allowed
1642 ­ 1727 measure of Galileo Galilei included,
notably
1564 - 1642 Johannes Kepler
1571 - 1630
Time to
travel various is known as Science Matters
Distances interpreted pp 9­10
concluded data
established
that, under Father of that
collected by
provided data gravity, discovered
to determine Experimental
Science

Distance All Objects Planetary


travelled Accelerate equally Laws of Orbits
with Time showed independent of Mass Planetary
that Motion are
are NOT
are
Tycho Brahe
Distance now 1546 - 1601
understood Concepts Elliptical Circular
is through
proportional
to
Newton's Law
Square of Universal
of Gravitation
Time is

Between any two objects there is an attractive force


proportional to the product of the two masses divided by
the square of the distance between them

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