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Why is Einstein summation named after Einstein?

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Who coined the term "immune system"?

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What did Einstein contribute to Special Relativity that hadn't already been done by Lorentz in 1904 and Poincaré in 1905?

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What's the history of the use of crude oil for transportation before the Industrial Revolution?

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Where did Galileo say "All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered. The point is to discover them."?

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Tesla tried to replicate Hertz's experiment?

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Why was Principia Proposition 43, Theorem 22 not published?

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

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Why did the ancients believe celestial matter was of a different type than terrestrial matter?

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Is there a "Moore's Law" of length-determining apparatuses?

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"Cycles" to "Hertz": Why the shift circa 1970?

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Pre-20th century sources on information theory?

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Heisenberg's last work on a non-linear generalization of quantum mechanics?

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Did Cauchy ever deal with double or triple integrals?

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Are "galvanic" and "voltaic" synonymous?

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Physics Curricula of 19th Century French Universities?

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Why is Maxwell and not Ampère credited for unifying electricity and magnetism?

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Did Gauss find the formula for $1+2+3+\ldots+(n-2)+(n-1)+n$ in elementary school?

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What did Noether contribute to the theory of integral invariants?

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Who first discovered or invented the concept of "muscle memory"?

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Historical development of role of astrology in medicine?

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Did pre-Galilean astronomy inspire Mach's principle?

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What are epicycles, deferents, eccentrics, equants, etc.?

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Einstein praising Sophus Lie

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Who first proved Fubini's theorem $n$th order integrals?

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Who first distinguished number theory and numerology? [duplicate]

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Who invented/discovered the scalar potential?

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Frege alluded to a logic algorithm?

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Why didn't Einstein's Nobel Prize mention relativity theory?

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Who first solved the two-body problem in 3D?