Wednesday, September 25, 2002

Top 10 physics experiments of all time.

  1. Foucault's pendulum
  2. Rutherford's discovery of the nucleus
  3. Galileo's experiments with rolling balls down inclined planes
  4. Eratosthenes' measurement of the Earth's circumference
  5. Cavendish's torsion-bar experiment
  6. Young's light-interference experiment
  7. Newton's decomposition of sunlight with a prism
  8. Millikan's oil-drop experiment
  9. Galileo's experiment on falling objects
  10. Young's double-slit experiment applied to the interference of single electrons

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