Greatest physicists of all time alive and dead

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I know this has been done to death already although i couldn't find a proper thread, most seem to degenerate into arguments.

I want to know who, in your opinions is

1. the greatest physicist of all time

2. the greatest physicist alive

3. the greatest british physicist

4. the greatest british physicist alive
 

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Chi Meson
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I know this has been done to death already although i couldn't find a proper thread, most seem to degenerate into arguments.

I want to know who, in your opinions is

1. the greatest physicist of all time

2. the greatest physicist alive

3. the greatest british physicist

4. the greatest british physicist alive
My goodness, has 3 months gone by already?
1: The Beatles
2: Foo Fighters
3: Beatles, again
4: Posh Spice
 
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1- I wish I were
2- I wish I were
3-?
4-?
 
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Borek
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Physicist that is alive and dead, that would be Schroedinger in a box.
 
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Ryan_m_b
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It's funny that googling some of these terms give rise to other physics forums threads on this nature :rolleyes:
 
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To name a few . . .:biggrin:

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Ulam, Feynman, and von Neumann

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Bohr, Heisenberg, and Pauli
 
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lisab
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Physicist that is alive and dead, that would be Schroedinger in a box.
:rofl:
 

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