Timeline of scientific experiments


The timeline below shows the date of publication of major scientific experiments:

5th century BC


  • 430 BC - Empedocles proves that air is a material substance by submerging a clepsydra into the ocean.

2nd century BC


  • 240 BC - Archimedes devised a principle which he later used to solve the riddle of the suspect crown.
  • 230 BC – Eratosthenes measures the Earth's circumference and diameter.

8th century AD


10th century


11th century


12th century


13th century


16th century


17th century


18th century


19th century


20th century


See also


References


  1. Hewitt, Paul (2010). Conceptual Physics (11 ed.). Pearson. p. 567. ISBN 978-0-321-56809-0.