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physicist

a person versed in or studying physics

physicist

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(physics)
A person who does research in physics.
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The physicists they interviewed "overwhelmingly work in science and engineering.
Hemley, whose lab is working on related experiments, says the German team's research has sparked physicists to explore the superconducting prospects of other simple hydrogen-containing compounds.
They then explored the reason why the Austrian physicist arrived at an energy/mass correlation with the wrong factor, namely at the equation: E = (3/8) mc2.
Medical physicists combine an understanding of physics, specifically as it concerns radiation, with an understanding of human biology.
This culture, in Smolin's telling, eschews the philosophical bent of Einstein and quantum theory's founders, preferring the "shut up and calculate" attitude of later particle physicists.
Maldacena does what he can to collaborate with physicists in South America.
While big-science physicists with dollar signs in their eyes compete for loot, small-science projects of immediate importance starve.
The release of the MDPH evaluations of local mammography facilities has caused a great deal of concern among patients, as well as board- certified radiologists and physicists who believe that there are problems with the state evaluation process," said Joe P.
Probing a particle's insides is tough because physicists can't see quarks directly.
The "weak" version, by contrast, is generally what physicists mean when they discuss the anthropic principle.
Few other physicists and cosmologists have had a chance to read the journal report, but they agreed that the research must be tested thoroughly before the conclusions can be accepted.
Within days of the book's publication this spring, historians and physicists hacked away at Sudoplatov's evidence until his case against the physicists is as bare as a Stalinist prosecutor's charge against a kulak.