Astronomy

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Physics

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Famous Mathematicians

100

This gas giant is famous for its rings, first discovered by Galileo

Saturn

100

“My mama always said life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.”

Forrest Gump

100

This law states that for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.

Newton's Third Law of Motion

100

To fasten with glue, or walked up & down nervously

Paste/Paced

100

This ancient Greek mathematician is best known for his theorem involving right triangles

Pythagoras

200

These mysterious objects have all of their mass concentrated at a singularity

Black hole

200

"You shall not pass!"

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

200

The bending of a light wave as it enters a new medium

Refraction

200

A primate, or a combatant in irregular warfare

Gorilla/Guerilla

200

During the Great Plague of 1665, this mathematician and physicist invented calculus

Newton

300

This "cloud" of icy objects at the edge of the solar system begins at around 200 billion miles from the sun

The Oort Cloud

300

"Ohana means family. Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten."

Lilo and Stitch

300

The third time derivative of position

Jerk

300

The Greek god of war, or the sign of the zodiac that follows Pisces

Ares/Aires

300

This Swiss mathematician is known for the following formula:

e^{i𝜋 }*=-1*^{ }

Euler

400

The spectacular end to a red super giant star as it collapses in on itself. This phenomenon could light up the sky for months.

Supernova

400

"So this is how liberty dies...with thunderous applause."

Star Wars: Episode III- Revenge of the Sith

400

This quantity is a measure of the disorder of a system

Entropy

400

A lateral half of the body, or exhaled audibly with sorrow

Side/sighed

400

This Ancient Greek mathematician discovered the law of buoyancy and used it to prove that a king's crown was not made of pure gold.

Archimedes

500

A meteor that actually reaches a planet's surface

Meteorite

500

"It's just a flesh wound!"

Monty Python and the Holy Grail

500

In quantum physics, this principle states that it is impossible to know both the position and momentum of a particle

Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle

500

An agreement, or filled to capacity

Packed/Pact

500

This Italian mathematician is known for a special sequence of numbers where each number is the sum of the two preceding numbers

( 0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, ... )

Fibonacci