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Greatest Physycist Redux

  1. Feb 9, 2007 #1
    Alright, alright, I have an idea. Instead of using the regular poll, you can vote for anyone you want, and I will add it to this post by editing it. That way, you can vote for whoever you want, with no limit to the options. Just post the name of who you're voting for after this post. All votes before this post will be discredited, so if you already voted, you need to vote again.
    Here's the criteria:
    -The physicist's contribution to physics must have been, in your opinion, the most important and the one which another person would have been least likely to discover had the physicist never existed.
    The Current Vote Status:
    (no one so far)
     
    Last edited: Feb 9, 2007
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  3. Feb 9, 2007 #2
    The above quote by Isaac Newton pretty much encompass my views on it. To clarify, I am not voting for anyone.
     
  4. Feb 9, 2007 #3
    Vote for me.

    *votes for himself*
     
  5. Feb 9, 2007 #4
    You really did note get the point...

    I vote for the guy who invented the wheel.

    No ! For the guy who first made fire.

    Errr... No ! For the fish that made it out of water !

    Ok, I vote for myself too :tongue2:
     
  6. Feb 9, 2007 #5

    SpaceTiger

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    *plays creepy music*

    I vote for the poll itself.
     
  7. Feb 9, 2007 #6

    berkeman

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    I vote for Newton's shoulders. Say, that was meant as a flip remark, but it's actually quite deep. Yes, Newton's shoulders. :approve:
     
  8. Feb 9, 2007 #7
    I'm taking off all of the votes so far and adding 2 new criteria:
    a) The person you're voting for must be a person, and
    b) You must identify their contribution to physics.
     
  9. Feb 9, 2007 #8

    ranger

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    You seriously still dont get the point?

    I vote for Homer Simpson for discovering the flying rock. His quick action lead to numerous collaborations between geologist and physicist to explain the phenomenon.
     
  10. Feb 9, 2007 #9
    Okay, you win. :yuck:
     
  11. Feb 9, 2007 #10
    :rofl:
    Since my vote was cancelled, and you are obviously much more knowledgeable than I am, I vote fore for you :approve:

    *votes for ranger*
     
  12. Feb 10, 2007 #11

    Chi Meson

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    I vote for an ironic and unexpected noun in place of an actual physicist.
     
  13. Feb 10, 2007 #12
    Yes, that seems to be the pattern... :rolleyes:
     
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