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Quotes of physicist

  1. Many applications of the coincidence method will therefore be found in the large field of nuclear physics, and we can say without exaggeration that the method is one of the essential tools of the modern nuclear physicist – Walther Bothe
  2. I am sure that I have been much more useful to society as a medical physicist – John Cameron
  3. The growth of technology is such that it is not possible today for a nuclear physicist to switch into medical physics without training. The field is now much more technical. More training is needed to do the job. – John Cameron
  4. No one gets angry at a mathematician or a physicist whom he or she doesn't understand, or at someone who speaks a foreign language, but rather at someone who tampers with your own language. – Jacques Derrida
  5. As a physicist I can state that none of the 18 physicists who signed the Statement works in this field; nor to my knowledge has ever published a paper on this subject. – David Douglass
  6. The way in which mathematicians and physicists and historians talk is quite different, and what a physicist means by physical intuition and what a mathematician means by beauty or elegance are things worth thinking about. – Clifford Geertz
  7. As a theoretical physicist I feel at once proud and humble at the thought of the illustrious figures that have preceded me here to receive the greatest of all honors in science, the Nobel prize. – Murray Gell-Mann
  8. My first degree came years before my second. I had wanted to be a physicist but I flunked calculus. – Elizabeth Moon
  9. Chemistry has been termed by the physicist as the messy part of physics, but that is no reason why the physicists should be permitted to make a mess of chemistry when they invade it. – Frederick Soddy
  10. If the experimental physicist has already done a great deal of work in this field, nevertheless the theoretical physicist has still hardly begun to evaluate the experimental material which may lead him to conclusions about the structure of the atom. – Johannes Stark
  11. A physicist is an atom's way of knowing about atoms. – George Wald
  12. It takes so long to train a physicist to the place where he understands the nature of physical problems that he is already too old to solve them. – Eugene Wigner
  13. Physics is becoming so unbelievably complex that it is taking longer and longer to train a physicist It is taking so long, in fact, to train a physicist to the place where he understands the nature of physical problems that he is already too old to solve them. – Eugene Wigner

Usage examples for physicist

  1. This laughing young physicist was precisely the sort of man to put the screws severely on. – Victor Ollnee's Discipline by Hamlin Garland
  2. It is all symbolic, and as a symbol the physicist leaves it. – Autobiography of a YOGI by Paramhansa Yogananda
  3. No influence which chemist or physicist can apply can affect the rate of transformation. – The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays by J. (John) Joly
  4. Simpson's place was essentially at the base station; and his consequent work as physicist and meteorologist prevented him from taking an active part in our sledge journeys. – South with Scott by Edward R. G. R. Evans
  5. The conclusion of this eminent physicist is, that woods do excercise, both within their own limits and in their vicinity, the influence popularly ascribed to them in this respect, and that the effect is probably produced partly by mechanical and partly by electrical action. – The Earth as Modified by Human Action by George P. Marsh
  6. It was the gradual development of an irrefragable method that gave the physicist his intellectual freedom as against all the powers of the world. – Public Opinion by Walter Lippmann
  7. There was no denying that he was a highly competent, if not brilliant, physicist – Psichopath by Gordon Randall Garrett
  8. There is another element of freedom, however, which so far has not been attributed to the monkey's knowledge, but which is evidently present in that of the physicist – The Approach to Philosophy by Ralph Barton Perry
  9. Agassiz, who was as he often said of himself no physicist was the more anxious to have the cooperation of the ablest men in that department, and to share with them such facilities for observation and such results as he had thus far accumulated. – Louis Agassiz: His Life and Correspondence by Louis Agassiz
  10. While the duration of the phenomenon is relative for the physicist since it is reduced to a certain number of units of time and the units themselves are indifferent, this duration is an absolute for my consciousness, for it coincides with a certain degree of impatience which is rigorously determined. – Creative Evolution by Henri Bergson
  11. But I think that any impartial physicist will be prepared to admit that, in the present state of his science, we are entitled to conclude that energy of position is merely the result of energy of motion; or, in other words, that potential energy is merely an expression of the fact that the universe, as a whole, is replete with actual energy, whose essential characteristic is that it is indestructible. – A Candid Examination of Theism by George John Romanes
  12. Sklodowska Curie, the wife of a French professor and physicist – Marvels of Modern Science by Paul Severing
  13. Another group was led by Robert Boyle, a philosopher, physicist and chemist. – Our Legal Heritage by S. A. Reilly
  14. The physicist and the chemist seek the laws of the physical universe, and the psychologist tried to act like them, to study the elements from which the psychical universe is composed and to find the laws which control them. – Psychology and Social Sanity by Hugo Münsterberg
  15. One would naturally assume that it would, but the physicist is bound not to make any assumptions which are not capable of proof; and the truth or otherwise is perfectly easy to ascertain, by employing the method of measurement last indicated. – Colour Measurement and Mixture by W. de W. Abney
  16. Nothing like Maxwell or Richet's thoroughness of method has ever been used by an American physicist so far as I know. – The Shadow World by Hamlin Garland
  17. Scott would have preferred Wright to remain at Cape Evans, because he had now relieved Simpson as physicist Simpson being recalled by the Indian Government. – South with Scott by Edward R. G. R. Evans
  18. Dr. Wollweide was a mathematician and a physicist and I found him freely communicative. – Autobiography of Friedrich Froebel by Friedrich Froebel
  19. I cannot prove whether Herbert Brande was a scientific magician possessed of all the powers he claimed, or merely a mad physicist in charge of a new and terrible explosive; nor whether Edward Grey ever started for Labrador. – The Crack of Doom by Robert Cromie
  20. This would certainly seem to meet the argument of the physicist it is not necessary to refer again to Professor Tyndall's uncomplimentary phraseology- who declares that all this popular occultism is a product of the last generation or two. – Occultism and Common-Sense by Beckles Willson

Rhymes for physicist

  • astrophysicist;