What is the importance of universal law of gravitation?


Universal law is important because it explained several phenomena which were believed to be unconnected. Like

It explained how objects are bound to the earth.

It explained why the moon revolves around the earth

It explained why the planets revolve around the Sun

It explained how high tides and low tides are formed (due to gravitational force of the moon and the Sun on the surface of water)

  1. Class 9
  2. Chapter 10 Class 9 - Gravitation (Term 2)

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