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The Moon is most responsible for Earth’s tides. Which pulls more strongly on the Earth and its oceans?
B) Sun… 86 more words
Newton knew that the force that caused the apple’s acceleration (gravity) must be dependent upon the mass of the apple. And since the force acting to cause the apple’s downward acceleration also causes the earth’s upward acceleration (Newton’s third law), that force must also depend upon the mass of the earth. 167 more words
English scientist and mathematician Sir Isaac Newton derives the law of universal gravitation. This discovery, considered one of the greatest intellectual achievements of modern science, explains how an unseen force known as gravity affects all bodies in space and on earth. 17 more words