**The Law of Conservation of Energy** — The Law of Conservation of Energy † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Law of Conservation of Energy Amongst the gravest objections raised by the progress of modern science against Theism, the possibility of Miracles, free will, the… … Catholic encyclopedia

**Newton's law of universal gravitation** — Classical mechanics Newton s Second Law History of classical mechanics … Wikipedia

**Frank-Starling law of the heart** — The Frank Starling law of the heart (also known as Starling s law or the Frank Starling mechanism) states that the greater the volume of blood entering the heart during diastole (end diastolic volume), the greater the volume of blood ejected… … Wikipedia

**Fick's law of diffusion** — Fick s laws of diffusion describe diffusion and can be used to solve for the diffusion coefficient D . They were derived by Adolf Fick in the year 1855. First law Fick s first law relates the diffusive flux to the concentration field, by… … Wikipedia

**Laplace's law** — or The law of Laplace may refer to several concepts, * Biot Savart law, in electromagnetics, it describes the magnetic field set up by a steady current density. * Young Laplace equation, describing pressure difference over an interface in fluid… … Wikipedia

**Laplace–Runge–Lenz vector** — Throughout this article, vectors and their magnitudes are indicated by boldface and italic type, respectively; for example, left| mathbf{A} ight| = A. In classical mechanics, the Laplace–Runge–Lenz vector (or simply the LRL vector) is a vector… … Wikipedia

**Laplace, Pierre-Simon, marquis de** — born March 23, 1749, Beaumount en Auge, France died March 5, 1827, Paris French mathematician, astronomer, and physicist. He is best known for his investigations into the stability of the solar system and the theory of magnetic, electrical, and… … Universalium

**Laplace's demon** — In the history of science, Laplace s demon is a hypothetical demon envisioned in 1814 by Pierre Simon Laplace such that if it knew the precise location and momentum of every atom in the universe then it could use Newton s laws to reveal the… … Wikipedia

**Laplace operator** — This article is about the mathematical operator. For the Laplace probability distribution, see Laplace distribution. For graph theoretical notion, see Laplacian matrix. Del Squared redirects here. For other uses, see Del Squared (disambiguation) … Wikipedia

**law** — 1. A principle or rule. 2. A statement of fact detailing a sequence or relation of phenomena that is invariable under given conditions. SEE ALSO: principle, rule, theorem. [A.S. lagu] Alexander l. states that a jerky nystagmus becomes worse when… … Medical dictionary

**Young–Laplace equation** — In physics, the Young ndash;Laplace equation is a nonlinear partial differential equation that describes the capillary pressure difference sustained across the interface between two static fluids, such as water and air, due to the phenomenon of… … Wikipedia