"How do we know that...." * 
PHYS 444 web page

Examples of original papers (mostly experimental) which discovered, confirmed, or established some 'Physics Phacts' which we now take for granted. The list is very selective, focusing more on gravitational, particle, and atomic physics, and quantum mechanics.

Classical gravity and relativity (special and general):




Quantum mechanics:



Particle physics:



Atomic physics:


Condensed matter physics:


Astronomy and Astrophysics:







Classical mechanics and electricity/magnetism:


* - "To understand the future, we have to go back in time" 
'Back in Time' - written by Armandano Christian Perez (a.k.a. Pitbull), Adrian Trejo, Urales Vargas, Sylvia Robinson, Mickey Baker, Ellas Mcdaniel, and March Kinchen

 - R. W. Robinett 
Last updated 02/28/2018