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Why physicist who discovered things in gravity are the most famous ones ?

  1. May 31, 2016 #1
    Why only physicist who discovered new things in gravity are the most famous , Like Einstein Newton and Galileo ? Is it because gravity is the most mysterious thing and it's related to the biggest unsolved problems in physics ? Like black holes dark energy and dark matter and the unification of quatum physics with relativity ? Is it why gravity is the most famous field ?
     
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  3. May 31, 2016 #2

    Vanadium 50

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    All three of the people you named did work well beyond gravity. You might want to look at what Einstein got the Nobel prize for.
     
  4. May 31, 2016 #3

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    I suspect Maxwell is as famous.
     
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