Physical science Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Physical science.

  • 7 Encyclopedia Articles

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Encyclopedia Articles (7)

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Overview: Physical Sciences 2000 B.c. to A.d. 699 When did the study of physical science begin? The Sumerians, who created the first civilization in Mesopotamia around 3200 B.C., were ruled by a relat... Read more
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Overview: Physical Sciences 700-1449 The year 700 was a turning point in history because it marked the beginning of the medieval era. In the west, small European kingdoms began to unite into larger on... Read more
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Overview: Physical Sciences 1450-1699 The Medieval Foundation Medieval science and intellectual thought were based not on direct observation and experience, but were heavily influenced by the Aristote... Read more
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Overview: Physical Sciences 1700-1799 Overview During the 1500s, Polish astronomer Nicolas Copernicus (1473-1543) proposed that Earth orbits around the sun rather than vice versa. Copernicus's ... Read more
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Overview: Physical Sciences 1800-1899 The end of the eighteenth century found two basic Newtonian ideas triumphant. Scientists carefully experimented with natural phenomena and measured important feat... Read more
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Overview: Physical Sciences 1900-1949 By the dawn of the twentieth century, more than two centuries had elapsed since the publication of Isaac Newton's (1642-1727) Principia, which set forth th... Read more
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Overview: Physical Sciences 1950-Present The Legacy of 1900-1949 In the first half of the twentieth century, modern physics emerged out of a watershed of theory and discovery concerning the realm of t... Read more
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