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Sam Gallagher
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What was the real need of divergence and curl operators?

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I want to know the tricks to search for and find old academic journals for free

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Why is electric potential denoted by $\phi$?

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Why was the Greek letter psi (Ψ) chosen to represent the wave function?

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What was Gauss's method for solving the "trinomial equation"?

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How did Henry Cavendish deduce the inverse square law in electrostatics from his experiment in 1772?

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Best history of Maxwell and his equations

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From where did Heisenberg (1925) obtain the classical frequency equation?

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What did physics mean in 17th century?

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How did Roger Cotes come up with logarithm form of Euler formula?

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Is there any English translation of this Gergonne paper?

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How has the modelling of classical electrodynamics changed since Maxwell?

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Notation of Poynting vector

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Who discovered the electric potential?

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Black body radiation before Hertz's observation?

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Who was the first to show that this quintic equation has five radical roots?

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Is there a concise but detailed history of electricity?

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How and when did scientists first determine that hydrogen was the lightest element?

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What are the definitive experiments/phenomena which motivate quantum mechanics?

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What set of criteria led Hamilton to discover the quaternions?