Blogs that tell the stories of physics from Galileo to Feynman

## Hermann Minkowski’s Spacetime: The Theory Einstein Overlooked

The historical origins of spacetime.

## The Many Dimensions of Oskar Klein

Klein-Gordon equation and Superstring theory

## The Bountiful Bernoullis of Basel

The amazing mathematical clan from Basel

## Henri Poincaré and his Homoclinic Tangle

The beginning of chaos theory.

## Brook Taylor’s Infinite Sequence

The history of the Taylor Expansion.

## Timelines in the History and Physics of Dynamics

Timeline with links to primary texts

## Johann Bernoulli’s Brachistrochrone

The brachistochrone problem

## Huygens’ Tautochrone

Curves of equal time

## George Green’s Theorem

George Green’s biography and the development of his theorem

## George Stoke’s Law of Drag

The law of viscous drag

## The Solvay Debates: Einstein vs Bohr

The Bohr-Einstein debates on quantum theory

## Who Invented the Quantum: Einstein vs Planck

The origin of the quantum of light

## Karl Schwarschild’s Radius

Karl Schwarzschild’s wide range of physics

## Chandrasekhar’s Limit

Merging gravity and quantum mechanics

## George Duffing’s Equation

Nonlinear spring equation and chaos

## Galileo Unbound: The History of the Physics of Motion (Oxford, 2018)

The history of nonlinear dynamics and complex systems.