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1 Magnetic flux is measured in webers. Science > Physics 05/20/08
2 An electron is a negative charged particle inside of an atom. Science > Physics 05/22/08
3 Magnetic fields are measured in Teslas. Science > Physics 05/30/08
4 The Hückel method was first proposed by Erich Hückel. Science > Physics 05/30/08
5 Albert Einstein was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1921. Science > Physics 06/27/08
6 The Planck constant is a physical constant used to describe the sizes of quanta. It relates the energy of a photon to the frequency of that photon. Science > Physics 11/14/08
7 The type of electricity delivered to businesses and residences is alternating current. Science > Physics 02/02/09
8 The term "battery", coined by Benjamin Franklin, was named after a battery of cannon. Science > Physics 02/02/09
9 Batteries, thermocouples, and solar cells produce direct current. Science > Physics 02/02/09
10 The first electric battery was the voltaic pile, invented by Alessandro Volta in 1800. Science > Physics 02/04/09
11 Dr. Edward Alexander Bouchet, physicist, was the first African American/Black person to receive a PhD from an American university. Science > Physics 04/21/09
12 Pierre Curie won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1903. Science > Physics 07/03/09
13 Pieter Zeeman won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1902. Science > Physics 07/04/09
14 Marie Curie won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1903. Science > Physics 07/04/09
15 Antoine Henri Becquerel won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1903. Science > Physics 07/04/09

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