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Quiz Updated Feb 14, 2012

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Description of the law discovered Discoverer % Correct
The three laws of motion named after this person help to give him the title of greatest physicist of all timeIsaac Newton
96.7%
His principle of buoyancy can be used to determine if a crown is actually goldArchimedes
56.1%
His three laws of planetary motion included one that said orbits are elliptical with the sun at a focusJohannes Kepler
49.6%
The first of the gas laws discovered, his states that pressure and volume are inversely proportionalRobert Boyle
48.1%
This man's law of electricity is simply I=V/RGeorg Ohm
42.6%
A bitter rival of Mr. 1687, he would likely be remembered for more than his law of elasticity, F=-k*x, if he hadn't died firstRobert Hooke
30.9%
His law of fluid dynamics explains how pressure and velocity are related, and thus how airplanes flyDaniel Bernoulli
30.9%
He didn't actually discover a law, but his four equations explain all electromagnetic phenomenaJames Clerk Maxwell
27.4%
His law of induction states that a changing magnet field produces an electric currentMichael Faraday
27.4%
This gas law relates volume and temperature, V=k*TJacques Charles
25.1%
Description of the law discovered Discoverer % Correct
Ushering the quantum era, this man's law states that the amount of energy released by a blackbody radiator depends only on the temperature of the blackbody and the wavelengthMax Planck
25%
Another gas law; his states that equal volumes of gases contain the same number of moleculesAmedeo Avogadro
24.7%
Changing our perception of the universe, this man's law of cosmic expansion states that the farther a galaxy is from earth, the faster it is recedingEdwin Hubble
22.8%
His law of electrostatics showed that the electric force diminished by the square of the distanceCharles-Augustin de Coulomb
20%
As a father of electrodynamics, his law of electromagnetism shows that current produces a magnetic fieldAndre-Marie Ampere
19.3%
This man's law of refraction explains why your finger appears bent when placed in a glass of waterWillebrord Snell
17.7%
This prolific mathematician is known for his law of electricity and for his law of magnetismCarl Friedrich Gauss
17.3%
This man's law of partial pressures states that the pressure from a mixture of gases is just the sum of pressures of the component gasesJohn Dalton
14.8%
His gas law relates the pressure of a gas and the amount of gas dissolved in a liquid, which explains how divers get the bendsWilliam Henry
9.8%
His law states that a solution absorbs light proportional to the concentration of dissolved solute, A=ε*c*lAugust Beer
9.6%
 
Number % Answered
20 (all)
1.4%
18-19
1.8%
16-17
3.3%
14-15
4.3%
12-13
5.6%
10-11
6.9%
8-9
9.2%
6-7
11.7%
4-5
15.3%
2-3
24.1%
1-1
16.4%

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