Gravitational and Relative Physics

  • Jan 1, 1543

    Heliocentric Theory

    Nicolaus Copernicus
    -Sun is the center of the solar system
  • Specific Gravity

    Galileo Galilei
  • Theory of Motion

    Galileo Galilei
    -Based on density, not weight
  • Law of Falling Objects

    Galileo Galilei
  • Parabolic Arc of Projectiles

    Galileo Galilei
  • Inverse-Square Gravitational Force Law

    Ismael Bullialdus
  • Universal Law of Gravity

    Isaac Newton
  • Gravitational Constant

    Henry Cavendish
  • Neptune Discovered

    Urbain Le Verrier and John Couch Adams
  • Mach's Principle

    Ernst Mach
  • Electromagnitism

    Henri Poincaré
  • Law of Mass-Energy Conservation

    Albert Einstein
  • Gravitational Red Shifts

    Albert Einstein
  • Theory of Relativity

    Albert Einstein
  • Singularities and Quantum Gravity

    John Wheeler
  • Disproving of Pluto

    -Decided Pluto does not fit requirements of a planet