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Demonstrated that penicillin kills bacteria on moldy bread
Used namesake pendulum to demonstrate Coriolis effect and rotation of earth
E Coli carrying strands of DNA with heavy nitrogen/heavy nitrogen was found in both new strand and parent strand proving replication was semiconservative
Double slit experiment where light source illuminates a plate pierced by two parallel plates that showed light behaves as both a particle and wave (wave-particle duality)
Used bacteroiphages with radioactive Phosphorus to label DNA and radioactive Sulfur to label proteins/Bacteriophages infected cells and only phosphorus appeared/DNA carried genes
Directed beam of electrons at piece of nickel & to observe electrons bouncing off/accidently discovered electron diffraction/confirmed De Broglie hypothesis & wave-particle duality
Also known as Geiger-Marsden experiments since they worked under direction of _____________/determined the existence of nucleus of the atom, named proton
Used a torsion balance to determine the density of earth which led to calculation of gravitational constant (G = 6.67 E-11) and mass of earth
Oil drop experiment to determine the charge of an electron and its occurance as quanta (whole units)
DescriptionScientist
Experiment that stimulated the conditions of early earth/Used CH4, NH3, H2, and H2O/ Produced over 20 amino acids
Used 4 starins of bacteria that was a stepping stone in determining that DNA was genetic carrier
Modified Michelson-Morley procedure to test special relativity/Showed c to be independent of velocity of apparatus/Verified Time Dilation and Length Contraction
Discovered electron using cathode ray tubes/invented mass spectrometer
Demonstrated that the spatial orientation of angular momentum is quantized/Atomic-scale systems have intrinsically quantum properties
Electrostatics experiment that demonstrated effect of electrostatic induction on a conducting container/Know as Ice Pail experiment/Showed principles of electromagnetic shielding
Thought experiment in which a cat may be both alive and dead used to interpret quantum mechanics
Disproved the theory of luminiferous aether as a carrier of light

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