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- Acceleration due to gravity : The acceleration of a ponderable object, which is near the surface of the Earth, due to the Earth's gravitational force.
- Acceleration : The increase of an objects velocity (or speed) per unit time.
- Air pollution dispersion terminology : Describes and explains the words and technical terms that have a special meaning to workers in the field of air pollution dispersion modeling.
- Albert Einstein : 20th-century physicist who formulated the theories of relativity.
- Angular momentum (classical) : The tendency of a rotating object to resist changes to its rotational motion.
- Avogadro's number : The number of atoms in 12 gram of carbon-12 atoms in their ground state at rest.
- Barycentre : The centre of mass of a body or system of particles, a weighted average where certain forces may be taken to act.
- Black hole : Area of space-time with a gravitational field so intense that its escape velocity is equal to or exceeds the speed of light.
- Charles-Augustin de Coulomb : (Angoulême June 14, 1736 – Paris August 23, 1806) French physicist known for formulating a law for the force between two electrically charged bodies.
- Christiaan Huygens : (14 April 1629 - 8 June 1695) an internationally renowned Dutch mathematician, physicist and astronomer.
- Coulomb's law : An inverse-square distance law, like Newton's gravitational law, describing the forces acting between electric point charges; also valid for the force between magnetic poles.
- Ether (physics) : Medium that can carry electromagnetic waves (obsolete)
- Force : Vector quantity that tends to produce an acceleration of a body in the direction of its application.
- Galaxy : Gravitationally bound system of stars typically contain ten million to one trillion stars.
- Internal energy : Energy of a system in absence of interaction of the system with external fields
- Inverse-square law : A physical law stating that some physical quantity or strength is inversely proportional to the square of the distance from the source of that physical quantity.
- Isaac Newton : (1642–1727) English physicist and mathematician, best known for his elucidation of the universal theory of gravitation and his development of calculus.
- Mass : The total amount of a substance, or alternatively, the total energy of a substance.
- Mechanics : In physics, all theories explaining the behaviour of matter.
- Milky Way : The Milky Way galaxy which contains our solar system.
- Physical Review : Highly respected physics scientific journal published by the American Physical Society (APS).
- Redshift : A term used in astronomy and physics to refer to phenomena causing an increase in the observed wavelength of electromagnetic radiation or an apparent decrease in the observed frequency.
- Relative permittivity : A factor describing the polarizability of a material or medium as a proportionality between an electric displacement and an electric field in a dielectric.
- Saturn (planet) : The sixth planet from the Sun in our solar system; named after the Roman god of agriculture and harvest.
- Science : The organized body of knowledge based on non–trivial refutable concepts that can be verified or rejected on the base of observation and experimentation
- Solar system : The sun and the planets orbiting it.
- Tidal force : Gravitational forces acting on an extended body as a result of the varying distance between the source of the gravitational force, and the different parts of the extended body.
- U.S. customary units : The units of measurement that are currently used in the United States.
- Work (Physics) : Form of energy transferred to a body by a force.