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History of Physics and Astronomy


This version sorts the important events by name. The lifetimes of people are highlighted in blue, important people are in bold blue.

G

g same for lead and wax spheres Stevin de Groot 1590
g - variation Richer - pendulums 1672
G Schiehallion 1774
G - Cavendish experiment 1798
G Chimborazo in the Andes - Bouguer 1740
G Boys method 1895
Galaxies shown to exist outside the Milky Way - Hubble 1924
Galilean telescope first use for astronomy 1609
Galileo 1564-1642
Galileo "Confession"1633
Galileo studies medicine in Pisa 1581
Galvani 1737- 1798
Galvanometer moving coil 1836
Gamma rays identified Villard 1900
Gauss 1777-1855
Gay Lussac work on Charles' Law 1802
Geiger 1882-1945
Geissler good vacuum 1854
Gell-Mann Nobel prize for Physics 1969
Geostationary satellite launched for the first time 1963
Gerbert - pope 930 -1003
Germanium discovered - Clemens Winkler 1886
Gibbs 1839-1903
Gilbert 1544-1603
Glaser Nobel prize for Physics 1960
Gluons - evidence for in hadron jets - DESY 1979
Goddard 1882-1945
Graham's gas diffusion law 1829
Gramophone invented - Edison 1877
Grand Unified Theory, prediction of proton life - Georgi and Glashow 1974
Gravitation inverse square law 1839
Gravitational lensing predicted Oliver Lodge 1919
Gravitational red shift Pound and Rebka 1960
Greenhouse Effect named 1988
Greenwich 28" refractor completed 1893
Greenwich 28" refractor opened 1894
Greenwich observatory established 1675
Gregorian calendar in Britain 1752
Gregory 1638-1675
Grimaldi 1618-1663
Grove cell 1839
Guericke air pump 1602- 1686
Guided weapons Germans experiment with these 1933
Gyroscope - Serson 1744
Gyroscope Foucault 1852
 
 
 
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