Newton, Isaac English physicist and mathematician who was born into a poor farming family. Luckily for humanity, Newton was not a good farmer, and was sent to Cambridge to study to become a preacher. At Cambridge, Newton studied mathematics, being especially strongly influenced by Euclidalthough he was also influenced by Baconian and Cartesian philosophies.
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The present page was one of the happy few! The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources. Albert Einstein discovered the whole thing independently and published his original paper on the subject on June 30, Both, Hooke s law experiment, often cite Hendrik A.
Yet, in hindsight, Voigt's idea of involving time as a coordinate was a key breakthrough. Lorentz and Voigt were in touch, but it took years for Lorentz to adopt this viewpoint and find a correct transform with the desirable symmetry. Drude used "c" for electromagnetism, but in an optical context he retained the symbol "V" which had been introduced by James Clerk Maxwell.
Einstein himself used "V" until The whole controversy may have been one of the reasons why Relativity was not mentioned in when Einstein was awarded the Nobel prize.
Instead, Einstein was officially rewarded for his explanation of the laws of the photoelectric effect, which may be construed as a discovery of the photon. Most of Einstein's precursors were about 25 years older than himself.
Maxwell's key contribution was his set of differential equations unifying electricity and magnetism, and predicting electromagnetic propagation at a fixed celerity.
Their mathematical form seemed to make them only valid in some fixed "aether". Relativity was born with the gradual realization that Maxwell's equations should hold unchanged even for observers in relative uniform motion.
The nontrivial coordinate relations postulated by the Lorentz transform allowed just that. Before Maxwell, those who paved the road include a few French physicists: His mother was the daughter of the overseer.
His father worked for a few years as an architect for the family of the future Nobel laureate. Fresnel also investigated light in a moving medium: He obtained a result intermediary between what would be expected of a wave bound to the medium like sound in a fluid and something independent of it.
Einstein explained this relativistically. That event took place on March 1, However, tthe World was apparently not quite ready for that yet His father was no longer around to point that out to him Millikan design the famous experiment which helped him earn a Nobel prize?
Originally, Millikan reproduced an experiment involving drops of water, conceived by J. Unfortunately the single-droplet method had a serious flaw. The water evaporated too rapidly to allow accurate measurements.Everything of importance has been said before, by somebody who did not discover it.
Alfred North Whitehead () The Stigler's Law of Eponymy (a special case of the Matthew Effect) seems actually due to Robert King Merton () No scientific discovery is .
Preface This book is a true product of internet. During my scientific research activities in the 80s, I used some scientific "data banks" that could be considered a precursor of internet, The data banks worked rather clumsy, the entrance to them was restricted, and the services were very expensive.
English physicist and mathematician who was born into a poor farming family. Luckily for humanity, Newton was not a good farmer, and was sent to Cambridge to study to become a preacher. At Cambridge, Newton studied mathematics, being especially strongly .
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