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The history of physical science explains how some of the major physics concepts were discovered. Check out these articles on the history of physics.


Hear Ye, Hear Ye! A Medieval Science Quiz

Hear Ye, Hear Ye! A Medieval Science Quiz

Did anything vaguely scientific happen in the Middle Ages? Take this medieval quiz at HowStuffWorks to learn what science happened during this dark period of history. See more »

Who was the first scientist?

Who was the first scientist?

Who was the first scientist? It turns out that the first scientist pre-dates the term by hundreds of years. See more »

How did Nikola Tesla change the way we use energy?

How did Nikola Tesla change the way we use energy?

How did Nikola Tesla change the way we use energy? He learned how to use alternating current. Read how did Nikola Tesla change the way we use energy. See more »