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2021-11-10: What If Our Understanding of Gravity Is Wrong?

  • 03:53: ... can be done with a modification to either  Newton’s law of universal gravitation - in which case gravity has a minimum strength - or by a modification to ...

2021-07-21: How Magnetism Shapes The Universe

  • 01:08: The universal gravitation field is just a grid with some dips in it.

2020-10-27: How The Penrose Singularity Theorem Predicts The End of Space Time

  • 00:34: ... John Mitchell and Pierre-Simon Laplace explored Newton’s law of universal gravitation,   they realized the possibility of a  star so massive that it would ...

2020-09-08: The Truth About Beauty in Physics

  • 02:19: There IS an extremely simple, elegant law underlying planetary motion - it's Newton’s Law of Universal Gravitation.

2020-05-27: Does Gravity Require Extra Dimensions?

  • 00:33: ... to get a decent mathematical description with Isaac Newton’s Law of Universal Gravitation back in the 17th ...

2020-05-11: How Luminiferous Aether Led to Relativity

  • 04:06: ... in Cambridge making life difficult for Huygens. First his theory on universal gravitation conflicted with the predictions of Huygens’ aetheric gravity. And Newton ...

2020-01-20: Solving the Three Body Problem

  • 01:24: ... to the three-body problem? Newton’s laws of motion and his law of universal gravitation give us a set of differential equations. In some cases these can be ...

2019-04-24: No Dark Matter = Proof of Dark Matter?

  • 00:03: ... by Mordecai Milgram in the early 80s the idea is the Newton's law of universal gravitation might change between short distances like within the solar system and ...

2019-01-30: Perpetual Motion From Negative Mass?

  • 01:52: It appears in Newton’s Law of Universal Gravitation.

2018-10-03: How to Detect Extra Dimensions

  • 04:07: In our universe, gravity appears to diminish according to the inverse square law, as reflected in Newton's law of universal gravitation.

2018-06-20: The Black Hole Information Paradox

  • 11:54: They were glimpsed as dark stars in the mathematics of Isaac Newton's law of universal gravitation.

2018-06-13: What Survives Inside A Black Hole?

  • 06:26: ... law of universal gravitation and Coulomb's law for electrostatics say that the strength of the force ...

2015-11-25: 100 Years of Relativity + Challenge Winners!

  • 04:12: Newton's law of universal gravitation tells us the force between two massive objects.

2015-11-11: Challenge: Can you save Earth from a Killer Asteroid?

  • 01:49: You'll need Newton's law of universal gravitation as well as basic mechanics and kinematics.
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