Famous Islamic Scientists

Few in the West are Aware of the Scientific Legacy of Medieval Islam Medieval Islamic scientists made major discoveries and played a crucial role in...

Understanding Mass and Weight

Fundamental Physics Concepts Related by Acceleration due to Gravity Mass and weight are related but distinctly different properties of an object. Mass is an inherent...

Sigmund Freud Biography

Psychoanalyst, Psychologist, Medical Doctor Biography of Freud, father of psychoanalysis, created the ‘couch’ idea as medical treatment in reliving early experiences by conversation between doctor...

Who discovered the Radium

Brief biography of Marie Curie, first world-famous female scientist, the only person to win two Nobel Prizes in different science fields, physics and chemistry. Marie...

Who invented the Mass–energy equivalence

Albert Einstein’s theory of special relativity resulted in perhaps the most famous equation every created, and changed the world of science forever. The Equivalence of Mass...

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Who invented the first Nuclear Reactor

Inventors Behind the Atomic or Nuclear Reactor Mankind’s greatest atomic power was harnessed through the invention of the nuclear reactor by two physicists, Enrico Fermi...

The Foundations of Modern Science

Revolution in Astronomy, Physics and Mathematics Between about 1550 and 1700, knowledge and understanding of the sciences underwent colossal upheavals as ideas sanctioned by the...

Who discovered Nitrogen?

Daniel Rutherford and Nitrogen – Scottish Chemist and the Chemical Element He Discovered Biography of Daniel Rutherford, and nitrogen, the chemical element he discovered in...

Understanding the Faraday Cage

What Is the Physics of Shields for Electromagnetic Fields and Waves? A Faraday cage is an enclosed conducting shell that shields its interior from strong...

Hubble’s Galaxy Classifications

Irregular, Elliptical, & Normal & Barred Spiral Galaxies Edwin Hubble devised the scheme that astronomers use to classify galaxies outside the Milky Way galaxy. Other...