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General Knowledge - Scientific Laws

The following table enlists major laws of science −

Scientist Name Law Field
Niels Henrik Abel Abel's theorem Calculus
Gene Amdahl Amdahl's law Computer science
Gus Archie Archie's law Geology
Archimedes Archimedes' principle Physics
Amedeo Avogadro Avogadro's law Thermodynamics
John Stewart Bell Bell's theorem Quantum mechanics
Frank Benford Benford's law Mathematics
Daniel Bernoulli Bernoulli's principle Physical sciences
Jean Baptiste Biot and Félix Savart Biot–Savart law Electromagnetics, fluid dynamics
Robert Boyle Boyle's law Thermodynamics
Samuel C. Bradford Bradford's law Computer science
C.H.D. Buys Ballot Buys Ballot's law Meteorology
Arthur Cayley and William Hamilton Cayley–Hamilton theorem Linear algebra
Jacques Charles Charles's law Thermodynamics
Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar Chandrasekhar limit Astrophysics
Charles Augustin de Coulomb Coulomb's law Physics
Pierre Curie Curie's law Physics
Jean le Rond d'Alembert D'Alembert's paradox Fluid dynamics, Physics
John Dalton Dalton's law of partial pressure Thermodynamics
Henry Darcy Darcy's law Fluid mechanics
Christian Doppler Doppler effect Physics
Paul Ehrenfest Ehrenfest's theorem Quantum mechanics
Albert Einstein Einstein's general theory of relativity Physics
Paul Erdős and József Beck Erdős–Beck theorem Mathematics
Michael Faraday Faraday's law of induction Electromagnetism
Faraday's law of electrolysis Chemistry
Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss Gauss's law Mathematics, Physics
Gauss's law for magnetism Mathematics, Physics
Gauss's digamma theorem Mathematics, Physics
Gauss's hypergeometric theorem Mathematics, Physics
Gaussian function Mathematics, Physics
Thomas Graham Graham's law Thermodynamics
Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm Grimm's law Linguistics
John L. Gustafson Gustafson's law Computer science
Heinrich Hertz Hertz observations Electromagnetism
Germain Henri Hess Hess's law Thermodynamics
David Hilbert Hilbert's basis theorem Mathematics
Robert Hooke Hooke's law Physics
John Hopkinson Hopkinson's law Electromagnetism
Edwin Hubble Hubble's law Cosmology
Friedrich Hund Hund's rules Atomic physics
James Joule Joule's laws Physics
Michael Kasha Kasha's rule Photochemistry
Johannes Kepler Kepler's laws of planetary motion Astrophysics
Gustav Kirchhoff Kirchhoff's laws Electronics, thermodynamics
Hermann Franz Moritz Kopp Kopp's law Thermodynamics
Irving Langmuir Langmuir equation Surface Chemistry
Pierre-Simon Laplace Laplace transform Mathematics
Laplace's equation Physics
Laplace operator Probability Theory
Laplace distribution Statistical mechanics
Henri Louis le Chatelier Le Chatelier's principle Chemistry
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Leibniz's law Ontology
Heinrich Lenz Lenz's law Physics
Guglielmo Marconi Marconi's law Radio technology
Vladimir Markovnikov Markovnikov's rule Organic chemistry
Pierre Louis Maupertuis Maupertuis' principle Mathematics
James Clerk Maxwell Maxwell's equations Electrodynamics
Gregor Mendel Mendelian inheritance/Mendel's laws Genetics
Robert Metcalfe Metcalfe's law Network theory
Hermann Minkowski Minkowski's theorem Number theory
Eilhard Mitscherlich Mitscherlich's law Crystallography
Gordon Moore Moore's law Computing
John Forbes Nash Nash embedding theorem Topology
Walther Nernst Nernst equation Electrochemistry
Isaac Newton Newton's law of cooling Thermodynamics
Newton's law of universal gravitation Astrophysics
Newton's laws of motion Mechanics
Georg Ohm Ohm's law ElectronicsElectronics
Blaise Pascal Pascal's law Physics
Pascal's theorem Geometry
Max Planck Planck's law Electromagnetism
Ptolemy Ptolemy's theorem Geometry
Pythagoras Pythagorean theorem Geometry
Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman Raman scattering Physics
Richard Rado Rado's theorem Discrete mathematics
Srinivasa Ramanujan and Trygve Nagell Ramanujan–Nagell equation Mathematics
Thales Thales' theorem Geometry
Johann Daniel Titius and Johann Elert Bode Titius–Bode law Astrophysics
Evangelista Torricelli Torricelli's law Physics
Steven Weinberg and Edward Witten Weinberg–Witten theorem Quantum Gravity
Hermann Weyl Weyl character formula Mathematics
Wilhelm Wien Wien's law Physics
Thomas Young and Pierre-Simon Laplace Young–Laplace equation Fluid dynamics
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