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Year Theory Discovery Website Author Website
1600 Electroscopehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ElectroscopeWilliam Gilberthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Gilbert_(astronomer)
1602 Pendulumhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PendulumGalileo Galileihttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galileo_Galilei
1643 Barometerhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BarometerEvangelista Torricellihttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evangelista_Torricelli
1661 Methanolhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MethanolRobert Boylehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Boyle
1662 Boyle's lawhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boyle's_lawRobert Boylehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Boyle
1665 Diffractionhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DiffractionFrancesco Maria Grimaldihttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francesco_Maria_Grimaldi
1669 Phosphorushttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PhosphorusHennig Brandhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hennig_Brand
1669 Double refractionhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Double_refractionRasmus Bartholinhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rasmus_Bartholin
1669 Birefringencehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BirefringentRasmus Bartholinhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rasmus_Bartholin
1687Newton's laws of motion http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newton's_laws_of_motionIsaac Newtonhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isaac_Newton
1687Newton's law of universal gravitation http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newton's_law_of_universal_gravitationIsaac Newtonhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isaac_Newton
1690Le Sage's theory of gravitation http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Le_Sage's_theory_of_gravitationNicolas Fatio de Duillier,Georges-Louis Le Sage 
1699Amontons' Laws of Friction http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guillaume_AmontonsGuillaume Amontonshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guillaume_Amontons
1724Fahrenheit temperature http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FahrenheitDaniel Gabriel Fahrenheithttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daniel_Gabriel_Fahrenheit
1745 Leyden jarhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leyden_jar  
1766 Hydrogenhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HydrogenHenry Cavendishhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Cavendish
1772 Nitrogenhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NitrogenDaniel Rutherfordhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daniel_Rutherford
1773 Oxygenhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OxygenCarl Wilhelm Scheelehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carl_Wilhelm_Scheele
1774 Chlorinehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ChlorineCarl Wilhelm Scheelehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carl_Wilhelm_Scheele
1776 Methanehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MethaneAlessandro Voltahttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alessandro_Volta
1777 Torsion balancehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Torsion_balanceCharles-Augustin de Coulombhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles-Augustin_de_Coulomb
1785Coulomb's law http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coulomb's_lawCharles-Augustin de Coulombhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles-Augustin_de_Coulomb
1785 Diffraction gratinghttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diffraction_gratingDavid Rittenhousehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Rittenhouse
1787Charles's law http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles's_lawJacques Charleshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacques_Charles
1788Lagrangian http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LagrangianJoseph-Louis Lagrangehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Louis_Lagrange
1797 Cavendish experimenthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cavendish_experimentHenry Cavendishhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Cavendish
1800 Infraredhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/InfraredWilliam Herschelhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Herschel
1800 Voltaic pilehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voltaic_pileAlessandro Voltahttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alessandro_Volta
1801 Ultraviolethttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UltravioletJohann Wilhelm Ritterhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johann_Wilhelm_Ritter
1802 Fraunhofer lineshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fraunhofer_linesWilliam Hyde Wollaston,Joseph von Fraunhoferhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_von_Fraunhofer
1802Gay-Lussac's law http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gay-Lussac's_lawJoseph Louis Gay-Lussachttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Louis_Gay-Lussac
1803Wave theory of light http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wave_theory_of_light#Wave_theoryThomas Younghttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Young_(scientist)
1803 Double slit experimenthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Double-slit_experimentThomas Younghttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Young_(scientist)
1806Law of definite proportions http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Law_of_definite_proportionsJoseph Prousthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Proust
1808Law of multiple proportions http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Law_of_multiple_proportionsJohn Daltonhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Dalton
1811Avogadro's law http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Avogadro's_LawAmedeo Avogadrohttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amedeo_Avogadro
1812 Zamboni pilehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zamboni_pileGiuseppe Zambonihttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giuseppe_Zamboni
1815Prout's hypothesis http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prout's_hypothesisWilliam Prouthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Prout
1815Proton http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ProtonWilliam Prouthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Prout
1815 Brewster's anglehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brewster's_angleDavid Brewsterhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Brewster
1819Dulong-Petit law http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dulong–Petit_lawPierre Louis Dulong,Alexis Thér?se Petit 
1820Biot-Savart law http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biot–Savart_law  
1820 Galvanometerhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galvanometer  
1821 Thermoelectric effecthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thermoelectric_effectJean Charles Athanase Peltierhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean_Charles_Athanase_Peltier
1822 Barlow's wheelhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barlow's_wheelPeter Barlowhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Barlow_(mathematician)
1826Amp?re's circuital law http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ampère's_circuital_lawAndré-Marie Amp?rehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/André-Marie_Ampère
1827 Brownian motionhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brownian_motionRobert Brownhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Brown_(botanist)
1827Ohm's law http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ohm's_LawGeorg Ohmhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georg_Ohm
1831 Electromagnetic inductionhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faraday's_law_of_inductionMichael Faradayhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Faraday
1831 Homopolar generatorhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faraday_disk_dynamoMichael Faradayhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Faraday
1831Faraday paradox http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faraday_paradoxMichael Faradayhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Faraday
1833 Magnetometerhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MagnetometerCarl Friedrich Gausshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carl_Friedrich_Gauss
1834Faraday's laws of electrolysis http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faraday's_laws_of_electrolysisMichael Faradayhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Faraday
1834Ideal gas law http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ideal_gas_lawBenoît Paul Émile Clapeyronhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benoît_Paul_Émile_Clapeyron
1834 Ethanehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EthaneMichael Faradayhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Faraday
1834 Peltier effecthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peltier_effectJean Charles Athanase Peltierhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean_Charles_Athanase_Peltier
1835Gauss's law http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gauss's_lawCarl Friedrich Gausshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carl_Friedrich_Gauss
1836 Faraday cagehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faraday_cageMichael Faradayhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Faraday
1838Electron http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ElectronRichard Laminghttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Laming
1842 Doppler effecthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doppler_EffectChristian Dopplerhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christian_Doppler
1845 Diamagnetismhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DiamagnetismMichael Faradayhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Faraday
1845 Faraday effecthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faraday_effectMichael Faradayhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Faraday
1847 Fructosehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FructoseAugustin-Pierre Dubrunfauthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augustin-Pierre_Dubrunfaut
1850 Speed of lighthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fizeau–Foucault_apparatusHippolyte Fizeauhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hippolyte_Fizeau
1851 Foucault pendulumhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foucault_pendulumLéon Foucaulthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Léon_Foucault
1851 Fizeau experimenthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fizeau_experimentHippolyte Fizeauhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hippolyte_Fizeau
1851Stokes' law http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stokes'_lawGeorge Gabriel Stokeshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Gabriel_Stokes
1852 Stokes shifthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stokes_shiftGeorge Gabriel Stokeshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Gabriel_Stokes
1857 Geissler tubehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geissler_tubeHeinrich Geißlerhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heinrich_Geissler
1859 Lead-acid batteryhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lead–acid_batteryGaston Plantéhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gaston_Planté
1859Kirchhoff's law of thermal radiation http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kirchhoff's_law_of_thermal_radiationGustav Kirchhoffhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gustav_Kirchhoff
1861Maxwell's equations http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maxwell's_equationsJames Clerk Maxwellhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Clerk_Maxwell
1863 Impulse generatorhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Impulse_generatorÁnyos Jedlikhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ányos_Jedlik
1865Loschmidt constant http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loschmidt_constantJohann Josef Loschmidthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johann_Josef_Loschmidt
1866 Hofmann voltameterhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hofmann_voltameterAugust Wilhelm von Hofmannhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/August_Wilhelm_von_Hofmann
1867 Kelvin water dropperhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kelvin_water_dropperWilliam Thomsonhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Thomson,_1st_Baron_Kelvin
1868 Heliumhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HeliumNorman Lockyerhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norman_Lockyer
1869 Crookes tubehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crookes_tubeWilliam Crookeshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Crookes
1871 Gramme machinehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gramme_machineZénobe Grammehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zénobe_Gramme
1873Van der Waals equation http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Van_der_Waals_equationJohannes Diderik van der Waalshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johannes_Diderik_van_der_Waals
1875 Kerr effecthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kerr_effectJohn Kerr http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Kerr_(physicist)
1879Stefan-Boltzmann law http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stefan–Boltzmann_lawJoseph Stefanhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Stefan
1879 Hall effecthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hall_EffectEdwin Hallhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edwin_Hall
1885 Balmer spectral lines in Hydrogen Atomhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balmer_seriesJohann Jakob Balmerhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johann_Balmer
1885Rayleigh wave http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rayleigh_wavesJohn William Strutthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lord_Rayleigh
1886 Hall-Héroult processhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hall–Héroult_processCharles Martin Hall,Paul Héroult 
1887 Bayer processhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bayer_processCarl Josef Bayerhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carl_Josef_Bayer
1887 Michelson-Morley experimenthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michelson–Morley_experimentAlbert Abraham Michelson,Edward Morleyhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Michelson
1887 Photoelectric effecthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Photoelectric_effectHeinrich Hertzhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heinrich_Hertz
1887 Radio wavehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radio_waveHeinrich Hertzhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heinrich_Hertz
1888Rydberg formula http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rydberg_formulaJohannes Rydberghttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johannes_Rydberg
1889Length contraction http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Length_contractionGeorge FitzGerald,Hendrik Lorentzhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hendrik_Antoon_Lorentz
1893 Pockels effecthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pockels_effectFriedrich Carl Alwin Pockelshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Friedrich_Carl_Alwin_Pockels
1893Wien's displacement law http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wien's_displacement_lawWilhelm Wienhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilhelm_Wien
1895 X-rayhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X-rayWilhelm Röntgenhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilhelm_Röntgen
1896 Zeeman effecthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zeeman_effectPieter Zeemanhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pieter_Zeeman
1896Wien approximation http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wien_approximationWilhelm Wienhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilhelm_Wien
1897 Townsend dischargehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Townsend_dischargeJohn Sealy Townsendhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Sealy_Townsend
1897 Electronhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ElectronJ. J. Thomsonhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._J._Thomson
1897 Cathode ray tubehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cathode_ray_tubeKarl Ferdinand Braunhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karl_Ferdinand_Braun
1900Planck's law http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Planck's_lawMax Planckhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Max_Planck
1900Boltzmann constant http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boltzmann_constantMax Planckhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Max_Planck
1900 Gamma rayhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gamma_rayPaul Ulrich Villardhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Villard
1900Rayleigh-Jeans law http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rayleigh–Jeans_lawJohn William Strutthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lord_Rayleigh
1902Cubical atom http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cubic_atomGilbert N. Lewishttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gilbert_N._Lewis
1904Plum pudding model http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plum-pudding_modelJ. J. Thomsonhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._J._Thomson
1904Abegg's rule http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abegg's_ruleRichard Abegghttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Abegg
1905Mass-energy equivalence http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mass–energy_equivalenceAlbert Einsteinhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Einstein
1905Special relativity http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special_relativityAlbert Einsteinhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Einstein
1909Ehrenfest paradox http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ehrenfest_paradoxPaul Ehrenfesthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Ehrenfest
1909 Geiger-Marsden experimenthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geiger–Marsden_experimentHans Geiger,Ernest Marsden 
1909Abraham-Minkowski controversy http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abraham–Minkowski_controversyAbraham-Minkowski 
1909Measure of electric chargeOil drop experimenthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oil-drop_experimentRobert Andrews Millikanhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Andrews_Millikan
1910 Einstein-de Haas effecthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Einstein–de_Haas_effect  
1911 Cloud chamberhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cloud_chamberCharles Thomson Rees Wilsonhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Thomson_Rees_Wilson
1911 Weiss magnetonhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weiss_magnetonPierre Weisshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pierre_Weiss
1912Nordström's theory of gravitation http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nordström's_theory_of_gravitationGunnar Nordströmhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gunnar_Nordström
1912 Bragg's lawhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bragg's_lawWilliam Lawrence Bragg,William Henry Bragghttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Lawrence_Bragg
1912 Isotopehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IsotopeFrederick Soddyhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_Soddy
1913Bohr model http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bohr_modelNiels Bohrhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Niels_Bohr
1913 Stark effecthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stark_effectJohannes Starkhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johannes_Stark
1913 Sagnac effecthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sagnac_effectGeorges Sagnachttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georges_Sagnac
1914 Franck-Hertz experimenthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franck–Hertz_experimentJames Franck,Gustav Hertz 
1916Electron pair https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electron_pairGilbert N. Lewishttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gilbert_N._Lewis
1916General relativity http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/General_relativityAlbert Einsteinhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Einstein
1917 Protonhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ProtonErnest Rutherfordhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ernest_Rutherford
1918Frame-dragging http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frame-dragging  
1918Lense-Thirring precession http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lense–Thirring_effect  
1920Neutron http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NeutronErnest Rutherfordhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ernest_Rutherford
1922 Stern-Gerlach experimenthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stern–Gerlach_experimentOtto Stern,Walter Gerlach 
1922 Auger effecthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auger_effectPierre Victor Augerhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pierre_Victor_Auger
1923 Compton scatteringhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compton_scatteringArthur Comptonhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_Holly_Compton
1923 Raman scatteringhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raman_scatteringChandrasekhara Venkata R?manhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C._V._Raman
1923Birkhoff's theorem (relativity) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Birkhoff's_theorem_(relativity)George David Birkhoffhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G._D._Birkhoff
1924BKS theory http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BKS_theory  
1924 Marx generatorhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marx_generatorErwin Otto Marxhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erwin_Otto_Marx
1925Schrödinger equation http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schrödinger_equationErwin Schrödingerhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erwin_Schrödinger
1926Kaluza-Klein theory http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kaluza–Klein_theoryOskar Klein 
1926Klein-Gordon equation http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Klein–Gordon_equationOskar Klein,Walter Gordon 
1927Thomas-Fermi model http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas–Fermi_modelLlewellyn Thomas,Enrico Fermi 
1927 Davisson-Germer experimenthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Davisson–Germer_experimentClinton Davisson,Lester Germer 
1927 Andrussow processhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrussow_oxidationLeonid Andrussowhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leonid_Andrussow
1927Hartree-Fock method http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hartree–Fock_theory  
1928Positron http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PositronPaul Dirachttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Dirac
1928Dirac equation http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dirac_EquationPaul Dirachttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Dirac
1929 Van de Graaff generatorhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Van_de_Graaff_generatorRobert J. Van de Graaffhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_J._Van_de_Graaff
1930Neutrino http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NeutrinoWolfgang Paulihttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wolfgang_Pauli
1930 Spark chamberhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spark_chamber  
1930Dirac sea http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dirac_seaPaul Dirachttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Dirac
1930Slater-type orbital http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slater_orbitals  
1932 Neutronhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NeutronJames Chadwickhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Chadwick
1932 Positronhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PositronCarl David Andersonhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carl_D._Anderson
1933 Meissner effecthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meissner_effectWalther Meissnerhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walther_Meissner
1933Kapitsa-Dirac effect http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kapitsa–Dirac_effect  
1934 Zener effecthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zener_effectClarence Zenerhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clarence_Zener
1936 Muonhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MuonCarl David Andersonhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carl_D._Anderson
1938 Ives-Stilwell experimenthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ives–Stilwell_experiment  
1939 Diffusion cloud chamberhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diffusion_cloud_chamberAlexander Langsdorfhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Langsdorf,_Jr.
1945 Neutron diffractionhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neutron_diffractionErnest O. Wollan,Clifford Shull 
1947 Casimir effecthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Casimir_effectHendrik Casimirhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hendrik_Casimir
1947 Pionhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PionCecil Powell,César Lattes,Giuseppe Occhialini 
1947 Kaonhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kaon  
1950Gaussian orbital http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gaussian_orbital  
1952 Bubble chamberhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bubble_chamberDonald A. Glaserhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donald_A._Glaser
1954Yang-Mills theory http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yang-Mills_theoryChen Ning Yang,Robert Mills 
1955 Antiprotonhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AntiprotonEmilio Segr?,Owen Chamberlainhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emilio_Segrè
1956Cooper pair https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cooper_pairLeon Cooperhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leon_Cooper
1956 Neutrinohttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NeutrinoClyde Cowan,Frederick Reineshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clyde_Cowan
1956 Cowan-Reines neutrino experimenthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neutrino_experiment  
1958 Mössbauer effecthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mössbauer_effectRudolf Mössbauerhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mössbauer_effect
1959Bell's spaceship paradox http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bell's_spaceship_paradoxE.Dewan,M.Beran,John Stewart Bell 
1959Aharonov-Bohm effect http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aharonov–Bohm_effectYakir Aharonov,David Bohm 
1959 Pound-Rebka experimenthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pound–Rebka_experimentRobert Pound,Glen Rebka 
1959 Penning traphttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Penning_trapHans Georg Dehmelthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hans_Dehmelt
1961 Second-harmonic generationhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_harmonic_generationPeter Frankenhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Franken
1961Magnetic flux quantum http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Josephson_constantBrian David Josephsonhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brian_David_Josephson
1962 Josephson effecthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Josephson_effectBrian David Josephsonhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brian_David_Josephson
1962 Little-Parks effecthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Little–Parks_effectWilliam A. Little,Roland D. Parks 
1962 Gunn effecthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gunn_effectJ. B. Gunnhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._B._Gunn
1964Bell's theorem http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bell's_theoremJohn Stewart Bellhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Stewart_Bell
1966 Photon upconversionhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Photon_upconversionFrançois Auzel 
1966Greisen-Zatsepin-Kuzmin limit http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greisen–Zatsepin–Kuzmin_limitGreisen,Zatsepin,Kuzmin 
1967Coleman-Mandula theorem http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coleman–Mandula_theoremSidney Coleman,Jeffrey Mandula 
1968W and Z bosons http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/W_and_Z_bosonsGlashow,Weinberg,Salam 
1970 Homestake experimenthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homestake_experiment  
1971 Hafele-Keating experimenthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hafele–Keating_experiment  
1973 Geonium atomhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geonium_atomHans Georg Dehmelthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hans_Dehmelt
1973 Halbach arrayhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halbach_arrayJohn C. Mallinson,Klaus Halbach 
1975 Tauhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tau_leptonMartin Lewis Perlhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Lewis_Perl
1975Haag-Lopuszanski-Sohnius theorem http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haag–Lopuszanski–Sohnius_theoremHaag,Lopuszanski,Sohnius 
1976Unruh effect http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unruh_effectW. G. Unruhhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/W._G._Unruh
1976 Gravity Probe Ahttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gravity_Probe_A  
1977Quantum Zeno effect http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quantum_Zeno_effect  
1978 Mikheyev-Smirnov-Wolfenstein effecthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MSW_effectMikheyev,Smirnov,Wolfenstein 
1980 Quantum Hall effecthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Von_Klitzing_constantKlaus von Klitzinghttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Klaus_von_Klitzing
1980Weinberg-Witten theorem http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weinberg–Witten_theoremSteven Weinberg,http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steven_Weinberg
1982No-cloning theorem http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No-cloning_theoremWootters,Zurek,Dieks 
1987 Hong-Ou-Mandel effecthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hong–Ou–Mandel_effect  
1991 Oh-My-God particlehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oh-My-God_particle  
1992Hardy's paradox http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hardy's_paradox  
2003 X(3872) particlehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X(3872)  
2004 Afshar experimenthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Afshar_experimentShahriar Afsharhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shahriar_Afshar
2007 Z(4430) particlehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Z(4430)  
2009 Y(4140) particlehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Y(4140)  
2012Ultimate Theory http://www.ultimate-theory.comPrzemysław Gruchała 
2013 Zc(3900) particlehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zc(3900)