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P6 (Prelims tao)
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Felix Landerer
(and his the water mass will shift away from the equator toward the poles (thecolleagues) day will be 0.12 millisecond shorter two centuries from now)
Richard Ray
geophysicist at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center who said, "So it would partly cancel out this effect."
Archimedes
introduced the concept of lever equilibrium as early as 287-212 BC
Leonardo da Vinci
conceptualized moments in relation to equilibrium in the latter part of the fifteenth century
Tycho Brahe
Danish astronomer who recorded accurate measurements of the motion of planets around the sun
Johannes Kepler
formulated his three laws of planetary motion; introduced the word "satellite"; Proved that multiplication and division may be reduced to simple addition and subtraction using logarithms
Isaac Newton
discovered the physical law that governs an apple falling from the tree to the ground; formulated the law of universal gravitation
Albert Einstein
predicted the existence of gravitational waves
Christiaan Huygens
invented the grandfather's clock in 1658
Henry Clay Work
song writer of "Grandfather's Clock" in 1875
Enrico Caruso
operatic tenor that can shatter a wine goblet while singing (ex.of resonance)
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