Equations

Many of these columns were incorporated into The Great Equations.

 

 

Journeys to Greatness (Physics World Link)

To practising physicists, the great equations of physics might seem obvious, logical and trivial. But to their discoverers that was far from true (February 2009).

Gravitation (Physics World Link)

Newton’s famous equation describing the gravitational force between two objects altered more than our ideas of the solar system, it also influenced our conception of human nature (October 2007).

Equations as Icons (Physics World Link)

Why is it that particular equations, formulas and expressions become icons? (March 2007)