theory of gravitation

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(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

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In this section we shall write down known relations for the Lagrange function and the principle of least action for the covariant theory of gravitation (CTG).
His theory of gravitation originated in 1666 and later became the basis for Einstein's Theory of Relativity.
Tidal Theory is Based on Newton's Theory of Gravitation
In this paper, a new and most probable explanation for the SNela measurements is developed without attempting to modify the theory of gravitation or the model of cosmology by inserting one or more fields or constants into GR or FE.
But my point is that gravitational mass may not be equal to inertial mass due to some quantum effects in General Relativity, which is Einstein's theory of gravitation.
In the early 1950s, he worked with Albert Einstein on the Unified Field Theory of Gravitation and Electromagnetism.
That would resemble the cosmological constant, a feature that Albert Einstein inserted into his theory of gravitation in 1917.
A-temporal gravitation theory is a theory of gravitation that represents the natural consequence of the following idea.
In this article, we establish a link between Schwarzschild's metric and Newton's dynamical theory of gravitation.
Together, they worked on the Unified Field Theory of Gravitation and Electromagnetism.
String theory is physicists' still-tentative strategy for reconciling Einstein's theory of gravitation with quantum physics.
Pushing Gravity: New Perspectives on Le Sage's Theory of Gravitation.
Consequently, the theory of gravitation is a continuation of quantum theory (Problem 1 and Problem 3).
In the early 1950s, Ghaffari worked with Albert Einstein at Princeton University's Institute of Advanced Study on the Unified Field Theory of Gravitation and Electromagnetism.
Others reject that notion, instead proposing that Einstein's theory of gravitation may have to be modified.