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How to become a physicist like Isaac Newton?

Sep 16, 2021 0 comments

Did you know that Isaac Newton 's mother wanted him to become a farmer? He was 16 at the time and busied himself by building model windm...

5 Applications of Dimensional Analysis

Sep 10, 2021 0 comments

The concept of dimensional analysis was introduced by French mathematician Joseph Fourier in 1822. It is a useful method in physics and en...

This is how Carl Anderson discovered antimatter

Aug 30, 2021 1 comments

British physicist Paul Dirac showed in 1928 that every particle in the universe should have an antiparticle with the same mass as its twin,...

All science is either physics or stamp collecting

Jul 24, 2021 0 comments

What is science? In one simple sentence, science is the study of nature. However, different sciences like: astronomy, chemistry, biology, ge...

Hawking's black hole theorem confirmed by gravitational waves

Jun 29, 2021 0 comments

A black hole has often been portrayed as the ultimate villain in  sci-fi movies due to its mysterious nature. From the death of a large-eno...

How Carl Sagan immortalized the theory by Hans Bethe on television

May 18, 2021 0 comments

Astronomer Carl Sagan popularized the phrase "We are made of star stuff" when he said: Nitrogen in our DNA, calcium in our teeth,...

Ten Mind-Blowing Discoveries By Isaac Newton

Jan 4, 2021 0 comments

Isaac Newton is one of the few names that will forever be enshrined in physics history and that too with a lot of glamour associated. Contri...

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 ...

Werner Heisenberg's Pioneering Views On Quantum Mechanics

Nov 29, 2020 3 comments

Werner Heisenberg was a German theoretical physicist who was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1932 for the creation of quantum mechanics. He was o...

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