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Aether and Gravitation

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Published: 1903
Language: English
Wordcount: 162,519 / 486 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 49.5
LoC Category: QC
Downloads: 8,603
Added to site: 2008.02.23 20141
Genre: Science

The author in this work endeavours to solve the greatest scientific problem that has puzzled scientists for the past two hundred years. The question has arisen over and over again, since the discovery of universal gravitation by Sir Isaac Newton, as to what is the physical cause of the attraction of gravitation.
Philosophy of gravitation
Heat, a mode of motion
Light, a mode of motion
Aether and electricity
Aether and magnetism
Aether and Newton's laws of motion
Aether and Kepler's laws
Aether and comets
Aether and starry world
Aether and the universe.

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ART. 1. Gravitation.--In the realm of Science, there exists a Force or Law that pervades and influences all Nature, and from the power of which, nothing, not even an atom, is free.

It holds together the component parts of each and every individual world, and in the world's revolving prevents both its inhabitants and its vegetation from being whirled off its surface into space. It exists in each and every central sun, and circles round each sun its associated system of planets. It rolls each satellite around its primary planet, and regulates the comet's mysterious flight into the depths of space, while the pendulation of even the remotest star is accomplished by this same force. Our own rocking world obeys the same mysterious power, that seems to grasp the entire material creation as with the grasp of the Infinite.

It exists in, and influences every atom, whose combinations compose and constit



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