3 Appendix: Some highlights of physics

c. 624 BCBirth of Thales of Miletus: traditionally ‘the first physicist’.
384 BCBirth of Aristotle: author of Physics.
1543Nicolaus Copernicus' De Revolutionibus Orbium Celestium.
1600William Gilbert's De Magnete describing the behaviour of magnets.
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