This spatial representation of the subject, dating from 1939, defines itself as Being a map of physics, containing a brief historical outline of the subject as will be of interest to physicists, students, laymen at large; Also giving a description of the land of physics as seen by the daring sould who venture there; And more particularly the location of villages (named after pioneer physicists) as found by the many rivers; Also the date of founding of each village; As well as the date of its extinction; and finally a collection of various and sundry symbols frequently met with on the trip.

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Source: Big Think

Category: Science, Weekend

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One Response to “1939 Map of Physics”

  1. Greg0658 says:

    thanks – that was neato :-)
    here’s the oldest codger cogger on the map
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anaxagoras