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19 votes

Is this Einstein rejection letter fake?

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Which physicist is this quote attributed to?

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Whose shoulders did Newton stand on?

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Hidden agenda of the Galileo trial?

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Historical Survey of Statistical Mechanics

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Electromagnetic constants and the speed of light

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Who originally derived the general force law equation of force between current elements?

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Seeking sources: Catholic church and the development of mathematics

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Did Einstein really say: "If I were wrong, it would only take one."

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What did Einstein learn in his university electricity and magnetism courses?

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What were the criticisms against the introduction of "vector analysis"?

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What were standard university texts in algebra in the mid 19th century?

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Why do Maxwell's equations bear his name?

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Who discovered the magnetic vector potential, $\vec{A}$?

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Who wrote down the equations governing gravity in a field language for the first time?

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What animals or plants were used to illustrate ideas of physics?

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Why did Schrödinger write a letter to Einstein “apologizing profusely for his duplicity”?

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Did Maxwell originally write his equations using quaternions?

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Why is the amount of charge needed to generate 1 unit of electric flux, called permittivity?

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How did early scientists know if a current was changing direction? (AC vs. DC)

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How did Lagrange get his equation (the so-called Euler-Lagrange equation)

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Who discovered the Virial Theorem?

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Who invented/discovered angular momentum?

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When did physicists begin using the symbol $G$ for Newton's gravitational constant?

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Who discovered paramagnetism first?

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How did German become the language of science?

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What are some of the most complete genealogies of scientific and mathematical subject areas?

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When was it first discovered (or comprehended) that air has weight?

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Who introduced the Principle of Mathematical Induction for the first time?

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When was the electronvolt first introduced?