Physicist celebrities

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Janez Strnad Facts

Janez Strnad (March 4, 1934 – November 28, 2015) was a Slovene physicist and popularizer of natural science.

Walter Herrmann Facts

Walter Herrmann (20 September 1910 – 11 August 1987) was a German nuclear physicist and mechanical engineer who worked on the German nuclear energy project during World War II. After the war, he headed a laboratory for special issues of nuclear dis

Jan Terlouw Facts

Jan Cornelis Terlouw (born 15 November 1931) is a Dutch scientist, politician, and author.

Leopold Infeld Facts

Leopold Infeld (20 August 1898 – 15 January 1968) was a Polish physicist who worked mainly in Poland and Canada (1938–1950). He was a Rockefeller fellow at Cambridge University (1933–1934) and a member of the Polish Academy of Sciences.

Hans Kraus Facts

Hans Kraus (1905–1995) – physician, physical therapist, mountaineer, and alpinist – was a pioneer of modern rock climbing, as well as being one of the fathers of sports medicine and physical medicine and rehabilitation. Kraus was elected to the U.S

Shin Sung chul Facts

Shin Sung-chul (Hangul: 신성철; born July 17, 1952) is a South Korean physicist and the President of Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST). Shin is the first president of DGIST since it changed its form from a research insti

Arseny Sokolov Facts

Arseny Alexandrovich Sokolov (Russian: Арсе́ний Алекса́ндрович Соколо́в; 19 March 1910 – 19 October 1986) was a Russian theoretical physicist known for the development of synchrotron radiation theory.

Peter Grünberg Facts

Peter Andreas Grünberg (born 18 May 1939) is a German physicist, and Nobel Prize in Physics laureate for his discovery with Albert Fert of giant magnetoresistance which brought about a breakthrough in gigabyte hard disk drives.

Franz Ollendorff Facts

Franz Heinrich Ollendorff (Hebrew פרנץ אולנדורף or חיים אולנדורף; born 15 May 1900; died 9 December 1981) was an Israeli physicist.

John See, Jr. Facts

Christopher Isham Facts

Christopher Isham (born 28 April 1944), usually cited as Chris J. Isham, is a theoretical physicist at Imperial College London. His main research interests are quantum gravity and foundational studies in quantum theory. He was the inventor of an appr

Sergei Voloshin Facts

Sergei Voloshin (b. February 18, 1953) is a Russian-American experimental high-energy nuclear physicist and Professor of Physics at Wayne State University. He is best known for his work on event-by-event physics in heavy ion collisions.