Physics Classical_Mechanics/People

  • d'Alembert - Jean Le Rond d'Alembert (1717-1783) - Helped to resolve the controversy in mathematical physics over the conservation of kinetic energy by improving Newton's definition of force. A biography with references to his work and contemporaries, as well as affiliated organisations.
  • Hamilton, Sir William Rowan (1805-1865) - Responsible for Hamilton's Principle and the classical Hamiltonian
  • Hamilton, William Rowan - The Irish mathematician who laid the foundations for the classical and quantum mechanical equations which bear his name.
  • Lagrange, Joseph Louis - A biography written with reference to his peers; includes quotations and references to his works.

    What is the electron spin?
    Electron spin is the electron's electromagnetic field angular momentum

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