History and Science
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scientist who discovered the benefits of radium and radioactive therapies
author of the theory of relativity
author of the three laws of motion
Lewis Howard Latimer
inventor, draftsman, and engineer instrumental in improving lighting
anthropologist who studied women's roles in various societies
First Law of Motion by Isaac Newton
"A body at rest will remain at rest, and a body in motion will remain in motion unless it is acted upon by an external force."
Second Law of Motion by Isaac Newton
"The force acting on an object is equal to the mass of that object times its acceleration."
Third Law of Motion by Isaac Newton
"For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction."
Theory of Relativity
Einstein developed this theory that states the laws of physics are the same everywhere. It can be used to predict everything from the existence of black holes, to light bending due to gravity, to the behavior of planets within their orbit.
Formula developed by Einstein - Energy equals Mass times the Speed of Light Squared (186,000 miles per second - Speed of Light)
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