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When did physicists begin using the symbol $G$ for Newton's gravitational constant?

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Component form of the fourth Maxwell's equation

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Greater-than symbol in Byrne's *The Elements of Euclid*

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Motivation to reformulate General Relativity in terms of connections?

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