Technological applications of Physics
Several examples where Physics and its concepts have led to discoveries/inventions are listed below.
- Steam engine was developed from the industrial revolution in eighteenth century.
- Wireless communication was developed after discovery of laws of electricity and magnetism.
- Neuron-induced fission of uranium, done by Hahn and Meitner in 1938, led to the formation of nuclear power reactors and nuclear weapons.
- Conversion of solar, wind, geothermal etc.energy into electricity.