PHYSICISTS AND THEIR THEORIES AND DISCOVERIES

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500 – 1 BC Archimedes, Aristotle Heliocentric theory, geometry 1 – 1300 AD Al-hazen, Ptolemy in Egypt Optics, geocentric theory 1301 – 1499 Leonardo de Vinci, Nicolas Cusanus Earth is in motion,Occam’s Razor1500 – 1599 Nicolaus Copernicus,Tycho Brahe Heliocentric theory revived, astronomy

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Physics TimelineDatesCharactersTheories and discoveries500 - 1 BCArchimedes, AristotleHeliocentric theory, geometry1 - 1300 ADAl-hazen, Ptolemy in EgyptOptics, geocentric theory1301 - 1499Leonardo de Vinci, Nicolas Cusanus Earth is in motion,Occam's Razor1500 - 1599Nicolaus Copernicus,Tycho BraheHeliocentric theory revived, astronomy1600 - 1650Galileo Galilei, Johannes KeplerTelescope,laws of planetary motion1651 - 1699Isaac Newton, Robert BoyleNewtons Laws, optics, Gas Laws1700 - 1750Daniel Bernoulli, Edmund HalleyThermodynamics, corpuscular theory1751 - 1799Coulomb, Henry CavendishGravitational constant, specific heats1800 - 1830Thomas Young, Michael FaradayInterference of light, magnetic field1831 - 1860Lord Kelvin, James Clerk MaxwellTheory of heat, Doppler Effect1861 - 1899Wilhelm Roentgen, Henri BecquerelThe ether, X-rays, radioactivity1900 - 1920Max Planck, Albert EinsteinQuantum Mechanics, special relativity1921 - 1940Enrico Fermi, Werner HeisenbergAccelerators,uncertainty principle1941 - 1960Richard Feynman, Edward TellerNuclear Bomb, Lasers, the big bang1961 - 1980Murray Gell-Mann, Stephen Hawking First man on the moon, black holes1981 - 1999Carlo Rubbia, Alan GuthCERN, Hubble Space Telescope2000 - NowMichio Kaku, John BeamishTau Neutrino, Keck TelescopePhysics Timeline 1831 - 1860DatesCharactersTheories and discoveries1831Michael FaradayA moving magnet induces an electric current1831Michael FaradayMa

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