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Max Planck in Successive Development of Modern Science

Max Planck was a famous physicist of Germany. He discovered quantum theory in 1900. Planck made many contributions to theoretical physics, but his fame rests......

Contribution of Sir Isaac Newton in Modern Science

Contribution of Sir Isaac Newton in Successive Development of Modern Science Newton (1642-1727): Why does a body fall on the ground? People had also interest......

Contribution of Michael Faraday in Modern Science

Contribution of Michael Faraday in Successive Development of Modern Science Faraday was well known for his research activities in magnetism and electricity. He was a physicist......

Contribution of Lord Rutherford in Modern Science

Contribution of Lord Rutherford in Successive Development of Modern Science Rutherford is known father of Nuclear Science. Until nineteenth century scientists had the idea that atom......

Fundamental and Derived Unit

Fundamental and Derived Unit There are innumerable physical quantifies in physics each of which has its own unit. But almost all the units of physical......

Space, Time and Mass: Definition in Physics

Space, Time and Mass in Physics Classical mechanics is known as Newtonian mechanics. In this mechanics concept of three fundamental quantities have been considered. These......

What is Telescope?

The telescope is an astronomical type. It consists of an eyepiece provided with cross wires at one end of the tube and an objective lens......

What is Collimator?

The collimator is an arrangement to produce a parallel beam of light. It consists of a long cylindrical tube with a convex lens at the......

What is Spectrometer?

The spectrometer is an optical instrument used to study the spectra of different sources of light and to measure the refractive indices of materials (Fig).......

Experiment of Surface Tension of Water by Capillary Rise Method

A clean capillary tube of uniform bore is fixed vertically with its lower end dipping into water taken in a beaker. A needle N is......

Illustrations of Capillarity

Illustrations of capillarity: (i) A blotting paper absorbs ink by capillary action. The pores in the blotting paper act as capillaries. (ii) The oil in......

Define Capillarity

The property of surface tension gives rise to an interesting phenomenon called capillarity. When a capillary tube is dipped in water, the water rises up......

Excess Pressure inside a Soap Bubble

A soap bubble has two liquid surfaces in contact with air, one inside the bubble and the other outside the bubble. Therefore the force due......

Excess Pressure inside a Liquid Drop

Consider a liquid drop of radius r. The molecules on the surface of the drop experience a resultant force acting inwards due to surface tension.......

Angle of Contact in Surface Tension

When the free surface of a liquid comes in contact with a solid, it becomes curved at the point of contact. The angle between the......