Hint  Law or Principle  Named After  % Correct 

In a triangle, the square of the hypotenuse equals the square of the other two sides added together.  Pythagorean theorem  Pythagoras of Samos (c.570–c.495 BC)  94%

Includes: Objects remains at constant velocity unless acted on by an outside force.  Newton's laws of motion  Sir Isaac Newton (1642–1727)  92%

Anything that can go wrong will go wrong.  Murphy's law  Edward A. Murphy Jr. (1918–1990)  71%

The upward buoyant force exerted on a body is equal to the weight of the fluid that the body displaces.  Archimedes' principle  Archimedes of Syracuse (c.287–c.212 BC)  63%

The more precisely the position of a particle is measured, the less precisely its momentum can be known.  Heisenberg's uncertainty principle  Werner Heisenberg (1901–1976)  54%

Includes: A robot may not injure a human or allow a human to come to harm.  Asimov's Three Laws of Robotics  Isaac Asimov (1920–1992)  53%

An organism has a pair of genes, one from each parent. It passes down only one to each offspring.  Mendel's laws  Gregor Mendel (1822–1884)  51%

Entities should not be multiplied beyond necessity. Or, the simplest explanation is usually the best one.  Occam's razor  William of Ockham (1287–1347)  51%

The current through a conductor between two points is directly proportional to the voltage across the two points.  Ohm's law  Georg Ohm (1789–1854)  49%

Includes: The orbit of a planet is an ellipse with the Sun at one of the two foci.  Kepler's laws of planetary motion  Johannes Kepler (1571–1630)  46%

The farther away galaxies are from Earth, the faster they are moving away.  Hubble's law  Edwin Hubble (1889–1953)  38%

The number of transistors in an integrated circuit doubles about every two years.  Moore's law  Gordon Moore (1929–)  30%

As the speed of a moving fluid increases, the pressure within the fluid decreases.  Bernoulli's principle  Daniel Bernoulli (1700–1782)  23%

The maximum working distance of an antenna varies as the square of its height.  Marconi's law  Guglielmo Marconi (1874–1937)  19%

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