physicists and their contribution

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1. Archimedes - Principle of buoyancy; Principle of the lever - Greece. 2. Galileo Galilei - Law of inertia Italy Christiaan Huygens Wave theory of light Holland. 3. Isaac Newton- Universal law of gravitation; Laws of motion; Reflecting telescope U.K. Michael Faraday - Laws of electromagnetic induction U.K.

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NameMajor contribution / discoveryCountry of OriginArchimedesPrinciple of buoyancy; Principle of the leverGreeceGalileo GalileiLaw of inertiaItalyChristiaan HuygensWave theory of lightHollandIsaac NewtonUniversal law of gravitation; Laws of motion; Reflecting telescopeU.KMichael FaradayLaws of electromagnetic inductionU.KJames Clerk MaxwellElectromagnetic theory; Light an electromagnetic waveU.KHeinrich Rudolf HertzGeneration of electromagnetic wavesGermanyJ.C. BoseUltra short radio wavesIndiaW.K. RoentgenX raysGermanyJ.J. ThomsonElectronU.KMarie Sklodowska CurieDiscovery of radium and polonium; Studies on natural radioactivityPolandAlbert EinsteinExplanation of photoelectric effect; Theory of relativityGermanyNameMajor contribution / discoveryCountry of OriginVictor Francis HessCosmic radiationAustriaRamillikanMeasurement of electronic chargeU.S.AErnest RutherfordNuclear model of atomNew ZealandNiels BohrQuantum model of hydrogen atomDenmarkC.V. RamanInelastic scattering of light by moleculesIndiaLouis Victor de BorglieWave nature of matterFranceM.N. SahaThermal ionizationIndiaS.N. BoseQuantum statistics IndiaWolfgang PauliExclusion principleAustriaEnrico Fermic Controlled nuclear fissionItaliWerner HeisenbergQuantum mechanics; Uncertainty principleGermanyPaul DiracRelativistic theory of electron; Quantum statistics U.KEdwin HubbleExpanding UniverseU.S.AErnest Orlando Lawrence

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