physicist


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physicist

a person versed in or studying physics

physicist

[′fiz·ə‚sist]
(physics)
A person who does research in physics.
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If confirmed, the discovery would nudge physicists closer to their ultimate goal of superconductivity at room temperature (about 300 kelvins).
Nevertheless, it was not until 1911 that German physicist Max von Laue generalised it to include all forms of energy.
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But he convincingly argues that physicists have awarded it disproportionate attention, given its limitations and uncertainties.
Maldacena is internationally renowned for contributing to a framework to show that gravity and quantum mechanics--two of the four theories physicists use to explain the universe--are compatible.
While big-science physicists with dollar signs in their eyes compete for loot, small-science projects of immediate importance starve.
b) If the facility records indicate that the typical score fails to meet ACR standards or the annual physicist report indicates the system failed to meet ACR standards, the authorization for the facility should be changed to provisional.
If it is what physicists think it is, the particle could provide clues about the force that holds nuclei together and perhaps about the earliest moments of the universe.
The answer lies in the theory of cosmic inflation, first developed by MIT physicist Alan Guth and now widely accepted among cosmologists.
The focus of this outpouring is a single chapter, a mere 48 pages out of 509, which contains sensational charges of espionage against some of the century's greatest nuclear physicists, especially J.
Earlier, physicist David Bohm had proposed an alternative to Copenhagen in which invisible "hidden variables" were responsible for the wavelike behavior of particles.
Berndt Mueller, a Duke University physicist who is not on the CMS team, says he favors the quark-gluon plasma theory because it is the simpler one.