# Scientific namesakes

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This page is for scientific terms named after famous people.

- ohm - unit of electrical resistance named after Georg Ohm
- volt - unit of electrical force named after Alessandro Volta
- ampere - unit of electrical current name after Andre-Marie Ampere
- curie - unit of radiation named after Madame Curie, who discovered the radioactive element radium.
- curium - an element, also named after Curie.
- newton - unit of force named after Sir Isaac Newton, famous for the equation F = ma (force = mass × acceleration)
- roentgen - for Wilhelm Roentgen

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- Planck's constant
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