Physicists

Samuel Pierpont Langley

Samuel Pierpont Langley

August 22, 1834 - February 27, 1906

American physicist and pioneer of aviation

Albert Abraham Michelson

Albert Abraham Michelson

December 29, 1852 - May 9, 1931

Physicist

Gustaf Dalén

Gustaf Dalén

November 30, 1869 - December 9, 1937

Physicist

Paul Ginsparg

Paul Ginsparg

1955 -

Physicists

Norman Bethune

Norman Bethune

March 4, 1890 - November 12, 1939

physician and medical innovator

Robert L. Forward

Robert L. Forward

August 15, 1932 - September 21, 2002

Physicist, science fiction writer

Thomas Johann Seebeck

Thomas Johann Seebeck

9 April 1770 - 10 December 1831

German physcist

Hendrik Lorentz

Hendrik Lorentz

July 18, 1853 - February 4, 1928

Physicist

Hermann Oberth

Hermann Oberth

25 June 1894 - 28 December 1989

Physicists

Josef Mengele

Josef Mengele

1911 - 1979

SS Officer and physician

James Prescott Joule

James Prescott Joule

24 December 1818 - 11 October 1889

British physicist

Lev Landau

Lev Landau

January 22, 1908 - April 1, 1968

Physicist

Igor Tamm

Igor Tamm

8 July 1895 - 12 April 1971

Russian physicist

Charles Wheatstone

Charles Wheatstone

6 February 1802 - 19 October 1875

British physicist

Fritjof Capra

Fritjof Capra

February 1, 1939 -

Physicists

Paul Ehrenfest

Paul Ehrenfest

January 18, 1880 - September 25, 1933

Dutch physicist

Hans Geiger

Hans Geiger

30 September 1882 - 1945

physicist

Lloyd Berkner

Lloyd Berkner

February 1, 1905 - June 4, 1967

American physicist

John Mauchly

John Mauchly

August 30, 1907 - January 8, 1980

American physicist

George Gamow

George Gamow

1904 - 1968

Russian-American physicist and science writer

Duncan J. Watts

Duncan J. Watts

1971 -

Australian physicist and sociologist

Ted Taylor (physicist)

Ted Taylor (physicist)

1925 - 2004

Nuclear weapons designer and nuclear disarmament advocate

Satyendra Nath Bose

Satyendra Nath Bose

1 January 1894 - 4 February 1974

Physicist

J. J. Thomson

J. J. Thomson

18 December 1856 - 30 August 1940

English physicist

Joseph von Fraunhofer

Joseph von Fraunhofer

6 March 1787 - 7 June 1826

German optical physicist

Kristian Birkeland

Kristian Birkeland

13 December 1867 - 15 June 1917

Physicists

William Luther Pierce

William Luther Pierce

September 11, 1933 - July 23, 2002

American white nationalist

Jack Kilby

Jack Kilby

November 8, 1923 - June 20, 2005

American physicist

Sonny Carter

Sonny Carter

1947 - 1991

Physician, astronaut

Max Born

Max Born

11 December 1882 - 5 January 1970

Physicist

Wilhelm Röntgen

Wilhelm Röntgen

27 March 1845 - 10 February 1923

Physicist

Heike Kamerlingh Onnes

Heike Kamerlingh Onnes

September 21, 1853 - February 21, 1926

Physicist

Alexander Dallas Bache

Alexander Dallas Bache

July 19, 1806 - February 17, 1867

Physicists

Jean Claude Eugène Péclet

Jean Claude Eugène Péclet

10 February 1793 - 6 December 1857

Physicists

Leó Szilárd

Leó Szilárd

February 11, 1898 - May 30, 1964

Physicist and biologist

Edward Witten

Edward Witten

August 26, 1951 -

Mathematical physicist

Henri Becquerel

Henri Becquerel

15 December 1852 - 25 August 1908

French physicist

Hermann von Helmholtz

Hermann von Helmholtz

August 31, 1821 - September 8, 1894

Physicist and physiologist

Joseph Stefan

Joseph Stefan

24 March 1835 - 7 January 1893

Physicist

Ivan Pavlov

Ivan Pavlov

September 14, 1849 - February 27, 1936

Physiologist, physician

Thomas Young (scientist)

Thomas Young (scientist)

1773 - 1829

Polymath, Physicist

Oswald Avery

Oswald Avery

October 21, 1877 - February 2, 1955

Canadian-born American physician and medical researcher

John Polkinghorne

John Polkinghorne

16 October 1930 -

Physicist and priest

Louis de Broglie

Louis de Broglie

August 15, 1892 - March 19, 1987

Physicist

Otto von Guericke

Otto von Guericke

November 20, 1602 - May 11, 1686

Physicists

Robert Hooke

Robert Hooke

18 July 1635 - 3 March 1703

polymath, physicist

Georg Ohm

Georg Ohm

16 March 1789 - 6 July 1854

Physics

Robert Andrews Millikan

Robert Andrews Millikan

March 22, 1868 - December 19, 1953

Physicist

Carlo Rubbia

Carlo Rubbia

31 March 1934 -

Italian physicist

Zhores Alferov

Zhores Alferov

1930 -

Soviet and Russian physicist and academic

Janez Strnad

Janez Strnad

March 4, 1934 -

physicist and populariser of natural science

Christiaan Huygens

Christiaan Huygens

14 April 1629 - 8 July 1690

Physicist and mathematician

Franco Rasetti

Franco Rasetti

August 10, 1901 - December 5, 2001

Physicists

Robert S. Mulliken

Robert S. Mulliken

June 7, 1896 - October 31, 1986

American physicist and chemist, Nobel laureate in Chemistry

Ernest Lawrence

Ernest Lawrence

August 8, 1901 - August 27, 1958

Physicist

J. Robert Oppenheimer

J. Robert Oppenheimer

April 22, 1904 - February 18, 1967

American physicist

Theodor Zwinger

Theodor Zwinger

August 2, 1533 - March 10, 1588

Swiss physician

Edward Teller

Edward Teller

January 15, 1908 - September 9, 2003

Nuclear physicist and father of the hydrogen bomb

Josiah Willard Gibbs

Josiah Willard Gibbs

February 11, 1839 - April 28, 1903

Physicist

Peter Debye

Peter Debye

March 24, 1884 - November 2, 1966

Dutch physicist and physical chemist, Nobel laureate in Chemistry

Frederick Seitz

Frederick Seitz

1911 - 2008

American physicist

Walter Gilbert

Walter Gilbert

March 21, 1932 -

Physicists

Wolfgang Pauli

Wolfgang Pauli

25 April 1900 - 15 December 1958

Theoretical physicist

William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin

William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin

26 June 1824 - 17 December 1907

Mathematical physicist; engineer

William Shockley

William Shockley

February 13, 1910 - August 12, 1989

Physicist, inventor

Werner Heisenberg

Werner Heisenberg

5 December 1901 - 1 February 1976, age 74

Physicist

Thomas Bowdler

Thomas Bowdler

11 July 1754 - 24 February 1825

English physician and editor

Richard Feynman

Richard Feynman

May 11, 1918 - February 15, 1988

American Nobel Prize-winning physicist and science educator

Peter Mark Roget

Peter Mark Roget

18 January 1779 - 12 September 1869

Physician, philologist

Paul Dirac

Paul Dirac

8 August 1902 - 20 October 1984

Physicist

Patrick Abercromby

Patrick Abercromby

1656 -

Antiquarian, physician

Prospero Alpini

Prospero Alpini

November 23, 1553 - February 3, 1617

Venetian physician and botanist

Niels Bohr

Niels Bohr

7 October 1885 - 18 November 1962

Danish physicist

Murray Gell-Mann

Murray Gell-Mann

September 15, 1929 -

Physicist

Marie Curie

Marie Curie

7 November 1867 - 4 July 1934

Physicist and chemist

Max Planck

Max Planck

April 23, 1858 - October 4, 1947

German physicist, Nobel laureate

Michael Faraday

Michael Faraday

22 September 1791 - 25 August 1867

British Physicist and Chemist

John Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh

John Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh

df=y December 11 - 30 June 1919

Physicist

Lise Meitner

Lise Meitner

7 November 1878 - 27 October 1968

Physicist, scientist

Klaus Fuchs

Klaus Fuchs

29 December 1911 - 28 January 1988

Physicists

John Abercrombie (physician)

John Abercrombie (physician)

12 October 1780 - 14 November 1844

Scottish physician and author

John James Rickard Macleod

John James Rickard Macleod

6 September 1876 - 16 March 1935

Scottish physician and physiologist

John Hagelin

John Hagelin

June 9, 1954 -

Particle Physicist and United States presidential candidate

John Bardeen

John Bardeen

1908 - 1991

Physicists

Henry Moseley

Henry Moseley

23 November 1887 - 10 August 1915

English physicist

Humphry Davy

Humphry Davy

17 December 1778 - 29 May 1829

English physicist and chemist

Robert Koch

Robert Koch

1843 - 1910

German physician and bacteriologist

Hippocrates

Hippocrates

ca. 460 BC - ca. 377 BC

Physician

Heinrich Hertz

Heinrich Hertz

22 February 1857 - 1 January 1894

Physicist and Electronic Engineer

Gerald Schroeder

Gerald Schroeder

-

American physicist

Giovanni Aldini

Giovanni Aldini

April 10, 1762 - January 17, 1834

Physicist

Gustav Kirchhoff

Gustav Kirchhoff

df=y December 3 - 17 October 1887

Physicist

Franz Mesmer

Franz Mesmer

May 23, 1734 - March 5, 1815

German physician

Firmin Abauzit

Firmin Abauzit

1679 - 1767

Physician, theologian and philosopher

Freeman Dyson

Freeman Dyson

15 December 1923 -

Physicist and mathematician

Felix Bloch

Felix Bloch

23 October 1905 - 10 September 1983

Physicist

Emil Theodor Kocher

Emil Theodor Kocher

25 August 1841 - 27 July 1917

Swiss physician, medical researcher and 1909 Nobel laureate in the field of thyroid surgery.

Enrico Fermi

Enrico Fermi

29 September 1901 - 28 November 1954

Nobel Prize-winning physicist

Erwin Schrödinger

Erwin Schrödinger

12 August 1887 - 4 January 1961

Physicist


Living octopus

Living octopus

In countries which are located near sea coasts, sea food is an important part of national cuisine