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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.

Q

Quadrant electrometer 1770
Quantised Hall effect observed 1980
Quantum mechanics - Dirac 1930
Quantum theory - Planck 1900
Quark hunting of the quark begun 1964
Quark theory of hadrons - Gell-Mann, Zweig 1964
Quartz crystal clock invented 1929
Quasar identified optically Matthews and Sandage 1960
Quasars discovered 1962
Quebec captured by Wolfe 1759
 
 
 
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