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YearsPhysicistPhysics contribution
1544 - 1603Father of electromagnetism
1564 - 1642Breakthroughs in kinematics
1571 - 1630Laws of planatary motion
1629 - 1695Wave theory for light
1635 - 1703Work in Optics
1642 - 1727Eponymous mechanics
1666 - 1736Discovering electrical conduction
1698 - 1739Discovering +/- charge
1698 - 1759Principle of least action
1706 - 1790Discovering conservation of charge
1707 - 1783Optics work
1728 - 1799Theory of latent heat
1736 - 1806Eponymous law, F=kQq/r�
1737 - 1798Father of bioelectricity
1745 - 1827Developed electric cell
1749 - 1827Celestial Mechanics
1753 - 1814Disproved caloric theory of heat
1773 - 1829Double-slit experiment
1777 - 1851Electromagnetism
1777 - 1855Principle of least constraint
1778 - 1829Electrolysis
1789 - 1854Eponymous law(s), I=V/R
YearsPhysicistPhysics contribution
1791 - 1867Field theory
1803 - 1853Eponymous effect
1804 - 1891Magnetic flux, Telegraphy
1818 - 18891st law of thermodynamics
1824 - 1907Absolute Zero
1831 - 1878Eponymous equations on light
1832 - 1919Eponymous tube
1837 - 1923Equations of state
1838 - 1923Evidence against luminiferous aether
1844 - 1906Eponymous equation, f(x+p/mdt,p+Fdt,t+dt)dxdp = f(x,p,t)dxdp
1852 - 1908Radioactivity
1855 - 1938Eponymous effect
1856 - 1943Eponymous coil, Wireless technology
1857 - 1894Electromagnetic Radiation, Photoelectric effect
1845 - 1923X-rays
1852 - 1931Evidence against luminiferous aether
1853 - 1926Superconductivity
1853 - 1928Eponymous force
1856 - 1940Discovered electron, m/e measurement
1858 - 1947Eponymous constant, Black-body radiation
1867 - 1934Radioactivity
1868 - 1953Charge of electron
YearsPhysicistPhysics contribution
1879 - 1955Relativity, E=mc�, Photoelectric effect
1883 - 1964Cosmic rays
1885 - 1962Copenhagen interpretation of quantum mechanics
1887 - 1961Eponymous equation, method and cat
1888 - 1970Eponymous effect, Spectroscopy
1890 - 1971X-ray diffraction, Eponymous law
1892 - 1962Eponymous effect, length, scattering and shift
1892 - 1987Wave nature of electrons
1894 - 1974Bosons
1900 - 1958Eponymous exclusion principle, Spin theory
1900 - 1979Holography
1901 - 1954Controled nuclear fusion, theory of beta decay
1901 - 1976Uncertainty principle
1902 - 1984Eponymous equations
1905 - 1991Discovered positron and muon
1906 - 1988Electron microscopy
1907 - 1981Prediction of mesons
1911 - 2008Black holes
1918 - 1988One-electrom universe
1926 -Disproved P-symmetry
1942 - Quantum gravity

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