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David

Darling

PHYSICISTS

  • Alcubierre, Miguel (1964–)
  • Alfvén, Hannes Olof Gösta (1908–1995)
  • Alpher, Ralph Asher (1921–2007)
  • Alvarez, Luis Walter (1911–1988)
  • Ampère, André Marie (1775–1836)
  • Anderson, Carl David (1909–1991)
  • Angström, Anders Jonas (1814–1874)
  • Appleton, Edward Victor (1892–1965)
  • Arago, (Dominique) François (Jean) (1786–1853)
  • Aristotle of Stagira (384–322 BC)
  • Aston, Francis William (1877–1945)
  • Auger, Pierre Victor (1899–1993)
  • Avogadro, Amedeo (1776–1856)

  • Badescu, Viorel (1953–)
  • Bardeen, John (1908–1991)
  • Barkla, Charles Glover (1877–1944)
  • Basov, Nikolai Gennadiyevich (1922–2001)
  • Becquerel, (Antoine) Henri (1852–1908)
  • Békésy, Georg von (1899–1972)
  • Bethe, Hans Albrecht (1906–2005)
  • Biot, Jean-Baptiste (1774–1862)
  • Black, Joseph (1728–1799)
  • Blackett, Patrick Maynard Stuart (1897–1974)
  • Bloch, Felix (1905–1983)
  • Bohm, David Joseph (1917–1992)
  • Bohr, Niels Henrik David (1885–1962)
  • Boltzmann, Ludwig (1844–1906)
  • Boltwood, Bertram Borden (1870–1927)
  • Born, Max (1882–1970)
  • Bose, Satyendra Nath (1894–1974)
  • Bothe, Walther Wilhelm Georg Franz (1891–1957)
  • Boyle, Robert (1627–1691)
  • Bragg, William Henry (1862–1942)
  • Brattain, Walter Houser (1902–1987)
  • Braun, Karl Ferdinand (1850–1918)
  • Brewster, David (1781–1868)
  • Bridgman, Percy Williams (1882–1961)
  • Bussard, Robert W. (1928–2007)

  • Cavendish, Henry (1731–1810)
  • Celsius, Anders (1701–1744)
  • Cerenkov, Pavel Alekseevich (1904–1990)
  • Chadwick, James (1891–1974)
  • Chamberlain, Owen (1920–2006)
  • Chladni, Ernst Florens Friedrich (1756–1827)
  • Clausius, Rudolf Julius Emanuel (1822–1888)
  • Cockcroft, John Douglas (1897–1967)
  • Compton, Arthur Holly (1892–1962)
  • Coolidge, William David (1873–1975)
  • Coulomb, Charles Augustin de (1736–1806)
  • Cooper, Leon Neil (1930–)
  • Crookes, William (1832–1919)
  • Curie, Marie (1867–1934)

  • Davis, Ray(mond) Jr. (1914–2006)
  • Davisson, Clinton Joseph (1881–1958)
  • Davy, Humphry (1778–1829)
  • Dewar, James (1842–1923)
  • Dicke, Robert Henry (1916–1997)
  • Dirac, Paul Adrien Maurice (1902–1984)
  • Doppler, Christian Andreas (1803–1853)
  • Dunning, John Ray (1907–1975)
  • Dyson, Freeman John (1923–)

  • Eddington, Arthur Stanley (1882–1944)
  • Eigen, Manfred (1927–)
  • Einstein, Albert (1879–1955)
  • Esaki, Leo (1925–)
  • Ewing, James Alfred (1855–1935)

  • Fabry, Marie Paul Auguste Charles (1867–1945)
  • Fahrenheit, Gabriel Daniel (1686–1736)
  • Faraday, Michael (1791–1867)
  • Fechner, Gustav Theodor (1801–1887)
  • Fermi, Enrico (1901–1954)
  • Feynman, Richard Phillips (1918–1988)
  • Fitch, Val Logsdon (1923–2015)
  • Fitzgerald, George Francis (1851–1901)
  • Fizeau, Armand Hippolyte Louis (1819–1896)
  • Foucault, Jean Bernard Léon (1819–1868)
  • Franck, James (1882–1964)
  • Frank, Ilya Mikhailovich (1908–1990)
  • Franklin, Benjamin (1706–1790)
  • Fraunhofer, Joseph von (1787–1826)
  • Fresnel, Augustin Jean (1788–1827)
  • Friedmann, Alexandr Alexandrovich (1888–1925)

  • Gabor, Dennis (1900–1979)
  • Galileo, Galilei (1564–1642)
  • Galvani, Luigi (1737–1798)
  • Gamow, George (1904–1968)
  • Gauss, Carl Friedrich (1777–1855)
  • Geiger, Hans Wilhelm (1882–1945)
  • Gell-Mann, Murray (1929–)
  • Giaever, Ivar (1929–)
  • Gibbs, Josiah Willard (1839–1903)
  • Gilbert, William (1544–1603)
  • Glaser, Donald Arthur (1926–2013)
  • Glashow, Sheldon (1932–)
  • Goudsmit, Samuel Abraham (1902–1978)
  • Guericke, Otto von (1602–1686)
  • Guillaume, Charles Édouard (1861–1938)

  • Harriot, Thomas (c.1560–1621)
  • Hawking, Stephen William (1942–)
  • Hawksbee, Francis (died c.1713)
  • Heaviside, Oliver (1850–1925)
  • Heisenberg, Werner Karl (1901–1976)
  • Helmholtz, Hermann von (1821–1894)
  • Henry, Joseph (1797–1878)
  • Hertz, Gustav Ludwig (1887–1975)
  • Hertz, Heinrich (1857–1894)
  • Herzberg, Gerhard (1904–1999)
  • Hess, Victor Franz (1883–1964)
  • Hofstadter, Robert (1915–1990)
  • Hooke, Robert (1635–1703)
  • Huygens, Christiaan (1629–1695)

  • Joliot-Curie, Irène (1897–1956)
  • Josephson, Brian David (1940–1995+)
  • Joule, James Prescott (1818–1889)

  • Kamerlingh Onnes, Heike (1853–1926)
  • Kapitza, Peter Leonidovich (1894–1984)
  • Kastler, Alfred (1902–1984)
  • Kelvin, Lord (1824–1907)
  • Kirchhoff, Gustav Robert (1824–1887)
  • Kusch, Polykarp (1911–1993)

  • Lamb, Willis Eugene, Jr. (1913–2008)
  • Land, Edwin Herbert (1909–1991)
  • Landau, Lev Davidovich (1908–1968)
  • Langevin, Paul (1872–1946)
  • Laplace, Pierre Simon, Marquis de (1749–1827)
  • Laue, Max Theodor Felix von (1879–1960)
  • Lawrence, Ernest Orlando (1901–1958)
  • Lemaître, Georges Édouard (1894–1966)
  • Lee, Tsung Dao (1926–)
  • Lenard, Philipp Eduard Anton (1862–1947)
  • Lippershey, Hans (c.1570–c.1619)
  • Lippmann, Gabriel (1845–1921)
  • Lodge, Oliver Joseph (1851–1940)
  • Lorentz, Hendrik Antoon (1853–1928)

  • Mach, Ernst (1838–1916)
  • McMillan, Edwin Mattison (1907–1991)
  • Maiman, Theodore Harold (1927–2007)
  • Malus, Étienne Louis (1775–1812)
  • Marconi, Guglielmo (1874–1937)
  • Marsden, Ernest (1889–1970)
  • Maxwell, James Clerk (1831–1879)
  • Mayer, Julius Robert von (1814–1878)
  • Mayer, Maria Goeppert (1906–1972)
  • Meitner, Lise (1878–1968)
  • Michell, John (1724–1793)
  • Michelson, Albert Abraham (1852–1931)
  • Millikan, Robert Andrews (1868–1953)
  • Minkowski, Hermann (1864–1909)
  • Morley, Edward Williams (1838–1923)
  • Moseley, Henry Gwyn Jeffreys (1887–1915)
  • Mössbauer, Rudolf Ludwig (1929–)
  • Mott, Nevill Francis (1905–1996)
  • Mottelson, Ben Roy (1926–)

  • Néel, Louis Eugène Félix (1904–2000)
  • Neumann, Franz Ernst (1798–1895)
  • Newton, Isaac (1642–1727)
  • Nobili, Leopoldo (1784–1835)

  • Oersted, Hans Christian (1777–1851)
  • Ohm, Georg Simon (1789–1854)
  • Oppenheimer, (Julius) Robert (1904–1967)

  • Papin, Denis (1647–1712)
  • Paschen, Friedrich (1865–1947)
  • Pauli, Wolfgang (1900–1958)
  • Peregrinus, Petrus (fl. 13th century)
  • Petit, Alexis Thérèse (1791–1820)
  • Planck, Max Karl Ernst Ludwig (1858–1947)
  • Plateau, Joseph Antoine Ferdinand (1801–1883)
  • Poincaré, (Jules) Henri (1854–1912)
  • Powell, Cecil Frank (1903–1969)
  • Prigogine, Ilya (1917–2003)
  • Purcell, Edward M. (1912–1997)

  • Rabi, Isidor Isaac (1898–1988)
  • Raman, Chandrasekhar Venkata (1888–1970)
  • Rankine, William John Macquorn (1820–1872)
  • Rayleigh, John William Strutt, Third Baron (1842–1919)
  • Richardson, Owen Willans (1879–1959)
  • Ritter, Johann Wilhelm (1776–1810)
  • Röntgen, Wilhelm Carl (1845–1923)
  • Rossi, Bruno Benedetto (1905–1993)
  • Rubbia, Carlo (1934–)
  • Rumford, Benjamin Thompson, Count (1753–1814)
  • Rutherford, Ernest (1871–1937)

  • Sakharov, Andrei Dimitrievich (1921–1989)
  • Salam, Abdus (1926–1996)
  • Schrieffer, John Robert (1931–)
  • Schrödinger, Erwin (1887–1961)
  • Schuster, Arthur (1851–1934)
  • Schwarzschild, Karl (1873–1916)
  • Schwinger, Julian Seymour (1918–1994)
  • Seaborg, Glenn Theodore (1912–1999)
  • Seaborg, Glenn Theodore (1912–1999)
  • Seebeck, Thomas Johann (1770–1831)
  • Shockley, William Bradford (1910–1989)
  • Siegbahn, Karl Manne Georg (1886–1978)
  • Stark, Johannes (1874–1957)
  • Stern, Otto (1888–1969)
  • Stokes, George Gabriel (1819–1903)
  • Stoney, (George) Johnstone (1826–1911)
  • Szilard, Leo (1898–1964)

  • Tamm, Igor Yevgenevich (1895–1971)
  • Teller, Edward (1908–2003)
  • Tesla, Nikola (1856–1943)
  • Thales of Miletus (624–547 BC)
  • Thomson, George Paget (1892–1975)
  • Thomson, Joseph John (1856–1940)
  • Thomson, William (1824–1907)
  • Ting, Samuel C. C. (1936–)
  • Torricelli, Evangelista (1608–1647)
  • Townes, Charles Hard (1915–2015)
  • Tyndall, John (1820–1893)

  • Van der Meer, Simon (1929–2011)
  • Van der Waals, Johannes Diderick (1837–1923)
  • Van Vleck, John Hasbrouck (1899–1980)
  • Volta, Alessandro Guiseppe Antonio Anastasio (1745–1827)
  • von Guericke, Otto (1602–1686)

  • Walton, Ernest Thomas Sinton (1903–1995)
  • Weber, Wilhelm (1804–1891)
  • Weinberg, Steven (1933–)
  • Wheatstone, Charles (1802–1875)
  • Wien, Wilhelm (1864–1928)
  • Wigner, Eugene Paul (1902–1995)
  • Wilson, Charles Thomson Rees (1869–1959)
  • Wollaston, William Hyde (1766–1828)

  • Yang, Chen Ning (1922–)
  • Young, Thomas (1773–1829)
  • Yukawa, Hideki (1907–1981)

  • Zeeman, Pieter (1865–1943)
  • Zeiss, Carl (1816–1888)
  • Zworykin, Vladimir Kosma (1889–1982)