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1896: The Dawn of Radioactivity – Pioneering Discoveries of Röntgen, Becquerel, and the Curies

Discoveries by Röntgen, Becquerel, and the Curies in radioactivity reshaped our understanding of the natural world, leading to groundbreaking advancements in physics and science

1851: Foucault’s Pendulum – Demonstrating Earth’s Rotation

Jean Bernard Léon Foucault's 1851 experiment, using a simple pendulum, provided clear, observable proof of Earth's rotation. This groundbreaking demonstration, utilizing basic principles of physics, transformed our understanding of Earth's dynamics

1687: Isaac Newton and the Law of Gravity

Isaac Newton's groundbreaking work in physics, culminating in his Law of Universal Gravity, transformed our understanding of the universe. His Principia Mathematica, published in 1687, laid the foundation for classical mechanics and upheld the heliocentric [...]