The greatest greatest physicist poll poll.

In summary, the greatest physicist of all time is a highly debated topic with top contenders including Albert Einstein, Isaac Newton, Galileo Galilei, and Stephen Hawking. The determination of the greatest physicist is likely based on popular vote or expert opinions with varying criteria and methodology. Many of the greatest physicists excelled in multiple areas, and the perception of the greatest physicist may change over time with new discoveries and perspectives. While there are not many well-known female physicists, notable contributions have been made by Marie Curie and Lise Meitner.

Which favorite physicist ever poll is your favorite ever?

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  • #1
Jimmy Snyder
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The greatest "greatest physicist poll" poll.

Which is your favorite.
 
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Lol!
 
  • #4


Jimmy Snyder said:
Which is your favorite.

You've been reading the discussions in the Mentors-only forums again, haven't you Jimmy? :wink:
 
  • #5


Ah Jimmy, you're the best :biggrin:!
 
  • #6


The fourth one - no contest. :smile:

Any "greatest physicist poll" that includes Hedy Lamar has to be #1. (At least she did make a significant scientific contribution to the world.)
 
  • #7


Excellent, Jimmy. :smile: I vote for the next one that comes out.
 

Related to The greatest greatest physicist poll poll.

1. Who is considered the greatest physicist of all time?

The greatest physicist of all time is a highly debated topic, with many different names being considered. Some of the top contenders include: Albert Einstein, Isaac Newton, Galileo Galilei, and Stephen Hawking.

2. How was the greatest physicist determined in the poll?

The greatest physicist poll was likely determined by popular vote or by a panel of experts in the field of physics. The specific criteria and methodology used may vary depending on the source of the poll.

3. Is there a specific area of physics that the greatest physicist excelled in?

Many of the greatest physicists were known for their contributions to multiple areas of physics. For example, Einstein is known for his work in both theoretical and quantum physics, while Newton is known for his laws of motion and universal gravitation.

4. Has the greatest physicist changed over time?

The greatest physicist may change over time as new discoveries are made and different perspectives are considered. As our understanding of the universe evolves, so too may our perception of the greatest physicist.

5. Are there any female physicists included in the poll?

Unfortunately, due to historical and societal barriers, there are not many well-known female physicists to choose from. However, there are several notable female physicists who have made significant contributions to the field, such as Marie Curie and Lise Meitner.

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