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PHYSICISTS

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)

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)
Dunning, John Ray (1907–1975)
Dyson, Freeman John (1923–2020)

Eddington, Arthur Stanley (1882–1944)
Eigen, Manfred (1927–2029)
Einstein, Albert (1879–1955)
Esaki, Leo (1925–)
Everett III, Hugh (1925–1982)
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)
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 (1929–2019)
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 (1942–2018)
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 (1931–2019)
Schrödinger, Erwin (1887–1961)
Schuster, Arthur (1851–1934)
Schwarzschild, Karl (1873–1916)
Schwinger, Julian Seymour (1918–1994)
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)

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 (1933–2021)
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)

Zeiss, Carl (1816–1888)
Zworykin, Vladimir Kosma (1889–1982)