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Merkel is a physicist!

  1. Dec 19, 2005 #1
    That's right, a physicist is the political leader of a superpower! I just found that out; it has never been mentioned on PF before (says google). Apparently she's some sort of chemical physicist, or physical chemist. Here's a link to one of her papers, on gas phase dynamics, in J. Am. Chem. Soc. (1st page):
    http://pubs.acs.org/cgi-bin/abstract.cgi/jacsat/1988/110/i25/f_ja00233a012.pdf [Broken]

    This is awesome!
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  3. Dec 19, 2005 #2


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    *gasp* maybe she is lurking around on these forums somewhere!

    Quick! Verstecken sie das bier!
  4. Dec 19, 2005 #3
    lol.. not an "alchemist" then? Cause she will need to turn somthing into gold if she wants to revive the German ecconomy.. hehe

    Buts that cool, my respect for her has just gone up a couple of notches
  5. Dec 20, 2005 #4
    Yup, a genuine product of the high quality, cost-free East German higher education system...those were the days!
    ducks :biggrin:
  6. Dec 20, 2005 #5


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    Similarly, the president of India Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam is a scientist and an engineer.
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