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LOWE-Scientists 1

Scientists A-Hertz for midterm

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Described a frequency shift when there is relative motion between the source and the observer Doppler, Christian
Described an electron being differentiated by a crystal of Nickel Davisson, Clinton J.
In 1957, he was greatly involved in the microscopic theory of superconductivity. BCS theory. Bardeen, John
1798, Determined the value of "G" Cavendish, Henry
1785, determined the inverse square law for electric force Coulomb, Charles
Determined that all matter may have wave and particle properties, dual nature of matter. deBroglie, Louis
Antielectron, Positron Anderson, Carl
Named Physics, which is Greek for nature, motion is the basis of Physics Aristotle
In the late 1800's discovered radioactive Polonium and Radium Curie, Marie and Pierre
1500's, observed planets and stars Brahe, Tycho
When a photon and resting electron collide, energy and frequency of the scattered photon are decreased and wavelength is increased Compton, Arthur
Before Copernicus, he theorized that Earth revolved around the Sun Aristarchus
1981, scanning tunneling microscope Binnig, Gerd
1926, Finding a particle at a particular location, quantum mechanics Born, Max
Developed the model of the Hydrogen atom and stated that electrons are never between orbits, only on them Bohr, Niels
Earth and the other planets orbit the Sun in perfect circles Copernicus, Nicolaus
Theory of general relativity Einsten, Albert
1920's, developed a version of quantum mechanics but suspected a problem existed, the antielectron Dirac, Paul Adrian Maurice
1919, provided support for Einstein's Theory of Relativity, he offered that ligt from stars will bend near the sun Eddington, Arthur S.
He was involved with Bardeen in the BCS theory Cooper, Leon
Used first nuclear reactor in Chicago, neutrino Fermi, Enrico
Falling objects Galileo
1963, modeled hadrons being composed of 2-3 fundamental particles called quarks Gell-Mann, Murray
Uncertainty principle, impossible to measure simultaneously a particles position and momentum Heisenberg, Werner
Analyzing waves Huygens, Christian
3 Laws of planetary motion Kepler, Johannes
Generated and detected electromagnetic waves Hertz, Heinrich
Gave the symbol 'p' to momentum Leibniz, Gottfried
Contributed to the understanding of energy, heat, and electricity Joule, James Prescott
1678, spring force Hooke, Robert
Discovered that e- can be deflected by a Ni crystal Germer, Lester
Under Rutherford's supervision he disproved Thomson's idea that e- were embedded with p+ Geiger, Hans
Speed of light, time dilation Fizeau, Armand
Principle of electromagnetic induction Faraday, Michael
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