Towards Understanding Gravity -Title image

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1.
    What did Johannes Kepler contribute towards our understanding of gravity?
2. What did Newton contribute towards our understanding about how we describe gravity?
3. What did Cavendish contribute towards our understanding about how we describe gravity?
4. What did Einstein contribute  towards our understanding about how we describe gravity?
5. How does a scientific theory become a law?
6. What is “eccentricity” when applied to orbits?
7. What evidence (published in 1975) seemed (at first glance) to be contrary to what Johannes Kepler had discovered?

 


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