Famous and Most Influential Physicists in The World

Galileo Galilei, Astronomer, Philosopher and Physicist. (Photo: Doc/Ist)

In this world there are a line of physicists with various findings and developments. Physicist is a scientist who conducts research in physics.

Physicists study various physical phenomena in various branches of physics from sub-atomic particles to the behavior of matter in the universe as a whole (cosmology).

The term "physicist" was first coined by the English philosopher and historian of science, William Whewell.

This term was coined by William Whewell to denote a cultivator of physics in his book entitled The Philosophy of the Inductive Sciences in 1840.

Among the many world physicists, here are the names of 8 figures who have played an important role in the development of physics.

The eight physicists, namely Nicolaus Copernicus (1473 - 1543), Galileo Galilei (1564 - 1642) and Johannes Kepler (1571 - 1630).

Later, Evangelista Torricelli (1608 - 1647), Blaise Pascal (1623 - 1662), Christiaan Huygens (1629 - 1695), Robert Hooke (1635 - 1703) and Sir Isaac Newton (1642 - 1727).

These figures, including revolutionaries in the development of modern physics, played a major role in scientific revolutions and so on. (*)

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