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Greatest physicists of all time alive and dead

  1. May 15, 2012 #1
    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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  3. May 15, 2012 #2

    Chi Meson

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    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
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    Physicist that is alive and dead, that would be Schroedinger in a box.
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    It's funny that googling some of these terms give rise to other physics forums threads on this nature :rolleyes:
  9. May 15, 2012 #8
    To name a few . . .:biggrin:

    Ulam, Feynman, and von Neumann

    Bohr, Heisenberg, and Pauli
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