Le Sage Theory

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Le Sage's Theory Of Gravitation - Recent Activity
... The re-examination of Le Sage's theory in the 19th century identified several closely interconnected problems with the theory ... resulted in a progressive loss of interest in Le Sage’s theory ... Ultimately in the 20th century Le Sage’s theory was eclipsed by Einstein’s theory of general relativity ...
Le Sage's Theory Of Gravitation
... Le Sage's theory of gravitation is a kinetic theory of gravity originally proposed by Nicolas Fatio de Duillier in 1690 and later by Georges-Louis ... The theory proposed a mechanical explanation for Newton's gravitational force in terms of streams of tiny unseen particles (which Le Sage called ultra-mundane ...
Le Sage's Theory Of Gravitation - Le Sage - Reception of Le Sage's Theory
... Le Sage’s ideas were not well-received during his day, except for some of his friends and associates like Pierre Prévost, Charles Bonnet, Jean-André Deluc, Charles Mahon, 3rd Earl ... They mentioned and described Le Sage's theory in their books and papers, which were used by their contemporaries as a secondary source for Le Sage's theory (because of the lack of ... Euler, Bernoulli, and Boscovich Leonhard Euler once remarked that Le Sage's model was "infinitely better" than that of all other authors, and that all objections are balanced out in this model, but ...

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