This German physicist, sometimes called the father of modern physics, discovered special and general relativity, theories that would later become the basis of much of string theory.
This English physicist discovered gravity in the 17th century. Though revolutionary at the time, this person's theories would later be proven inaccurate with the advent of special relativity.
This individual created the field of quantum mechanics when they discovered that electromagnetic waves have a minimum energy denomination (a quantum). This physicist went on to discover many other properties of quantum physics, many of which are now named after him.
This theoretical physicist discovered black holes.
This American physicist was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for discovering quantum electrodynamics.
This individual's "uncertainty principle" states that a particle's exact location cannot be known; instead, the particle has a probability of...
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