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Relationship Between Quantum Physics and Free Will

Scientists are still wondering and debating the existence of the free will. Some scientists support a free will, the ability to make a choice freely or spontaneously despite any situation. Others are followers of determinism theory in which future results are based on past events and are predictable. Henry Thomas Buckle was a British historian…

Free Will,

Physics

Mathematics: Potent Tool in Physics

Mathematics is a potent tool in physics describing everything from shapes of planetary orbits to the properties of atoms. Methods used to predict the existence of the planet Neptune, radio waves, and the Higgs Boson. The most extreme possibility is that our universe is completely magical, in the sense that it has known properties that…

Mathematics,

Mathematics In Nature,

Physics

Thomas Kuhn’s View of Science

In 1947, Thomas Samuel Kuhn accepted an invitation from the president of his school, (James B. Conant), to be one of his assistants. He was to assist Conant in creating a historically based course for undergraduates. He took on a project that investigated the origins of seventeenth century mechanics and this is what caused a…

Physics,

Science,

Scientific Method

Albert Einstein and his Theory of Relativity

Albert Einstein is the most influential physicist of 20th century, and one of the most influential scientists of all times in the world. He was born on March 14, 1879 in Germany as a first child of the Jewish couple Hermann and Pauline Einstein. As child he was quite normal but his family was worried…

Albert Einstein,

Science

Who Is Isaac And Why Is His Name Known So Much?

Isaac Newton, a child whose father died before he was even born, whose mother married another man when he was only three and left him, to start a new life. She had three kids with her new husband and left her first child in the hands of his grandmother who lived 7 miles from Isaac’s…

Gravity,

Isaac Newton,

Mathematics,

Scientist

Life of Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein was born in Ulm, Germany in 1879 although he started primary school In Munich after his family moved there. He was a top student in mathematics but average in his other subjects. In 1896, when he was 17 he graduated from school and enrolled in the ETH (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology or…

Albert Einstein,

Biography

Albert Einstein and His Wife Mileva Marić

In 1896, two students entered the Swiss University, one of whom was Albert Einstein, who went on to become one of the greatest scientists we’ve ever had. The other student was Mileva Marić, a 20-year-old Serbian. Both of them studied Physics, taking some of the same courses and in many of those, getting comparable course…

Albert Einstein,

Biography

Albert Einstein Changed the World

Out of all the scientists in the world, there are some that have done work that influenced our today life, and some not so much. Some of the scientists that actually done some good work include Albert Einstein, Enrico Fermi, J. Robert Oppenheimer, Edward Teller, Wernher von Braun, Jonas Salk, James Watson, and Francis Crick….

Albert Einstein,

Scientist