Usage examples for physicist

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Another group was led by Robert Boyle, a philosopher, physicist, and chemist. – Our Legal Heritage by S. A. Reilly
  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. 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
  6. 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
  7. Sklodowska Curie, the wife of a French professor and physicist. – Marvels of Modern Science by Paul Severing
  8. This laughing young physicist was precisely the sort of man to put the screws severely on. – Victor Ollnee's Discipline by Hamlin Garland
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. There was no denying that he was a highly competent, if not brilliant, physicist. – Psichopath by Gordon Randall Garrett