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Brilliant Physicist Who Died Too Young

Jun 13, 2021 0 comments

James Clerk Maxwell was a renowned Scottish mathematician who built upon the works of English scientist Michael Faraday and revolutionized ...

Engineer Who Won The Nobel Prize Twice In Physics

May 9, 2021 2 comments

Winning the Nobel Prize once is no easy feat let alone winning it twice! The first ever person to do so was chemist and physicist Marie Curi...

Biography of Joseph Fourier

Mar 21, 2021 0 comments

Joseph Fourier is a renowned name in the scientific world credit to Fourier series and Fourier transform. His work is useful to various prob...

The Physicist Who Developed The Big Bang Theory

Mar 2, 2021 0 comments

George Gamow (1904–1968) was an all-rounder in true sense of the word. He made contributions to many branches of physics as well as to the f...

Biography of Gustav Kirchhoff

Mar 2, 2021 0 comments

Most high school and engineering students know Gustav Kirchhoff by his namesake circuit laws. But there is more to him than that as we shall...

The Famous Physicist Who Took His Life Due To Depression

Feb 20, 2021 1 comments

Ludwig Boltzmann was an Austrian physicist and philosopher who did not get the recognition for his work that he deserved. It is that which d...

Nobel Winning Physicist Who Protested Against His Country

Jan 29, 2021 1 comments

Doctor Abdus Salam is the first and only Pakistani, so far, to receive a Nobel Prize in physics. He is also well known for the development o...

Smartest Physicists According To Lev Landau

Jan 13, 2021 0 comments

Lev Landau was a Nobel Prize winning theoretical physicist who is known for his work in quantum mechanics and superfluidity. He was born on ...

Seven Mind-Blowing Facts About Johannes Kepler

Dec 26, 2020 0 comments

Johannes Kepler was a German astronomer who discovered the three laws of planetary motion. Apart from his contributions to astronomy, he is ...

Pioneer of Thermodynamics Was Rejected By The Royal Society

Dec 23, 2020 0 comments

Sometimes an idea is so far ahead of the time that when proposed it is met with suspicion and mockery. This happened with English physicist ...

When Nobel Prize winning physicist was wrong about atoms

Dec 13, 2020 0 comments

Sometimes, even the most brilliant people can make awfully wrong predictions despite having pioneered the concerned field. Sir J.J. Thomson ...

Suspended Because Jewish, He Went On To Win Nobel Prize 20 Years Later

Dec 11, 2020 0 comments

In 1933, when the Nazi Party came to power in Germany, physicist Max Born, who was Jewish, was suspended from professorship at the Universit...

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