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Turning Points in the Physical Sciences

Program 3: 1846-1902 (#103)

Program 3: 1846 - 1902
1846 - The Planet Neptune is Discovered
1864 - Maxwell’s Equations Unify Electricity and Magnetism
1869 - The First Periodic Table
1895-96 - X-Rays and Radioactivity are Discovered
1897 - First Subatomic Particle Found: The Electron
1900 - Principle of Quantum Physics Established by Max Planck
[26 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: Turning Points In The Physical Sciences take you on an exciting journey of discovery from ancient through classical science to the world of modern physics, relativity, chaos theory and quantum mechanics.

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