List Of Filipino And Foriegn Scientist In Physics?


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Arturo Alcaraz  (Philippines) - Instrumental in a team of scientists, who in 1967 were able to harness steam from a volcano resulting in the production of electricity.

Diosdado Banatao (Philippines) - Improved computer performance through the development of accelerator chips, helping to make the Internet a reality.

Marie Curie (Poland) - Winner of two Nobel Prizes in Chemistry and Physics for her studies into Radioactivity and her discoveries of Radium and Polonium.

Paul Dirac (England) - An important contributor in the fields of Quantum Mechanics and Electro Dynamics, Dirac was co-winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics (1933).

Albert Einstein (Germany) - Arguably needing no introduction, the most famous scientist that lived and a name that has become synonymous in popular culture with the highest intelligence.

Enrico Fermi (Italy) - Heavily involved in the development of the world's first nuclear reactor and his work in induced radioactivity saw him awarded with the 1938 Nobel Prize in Physics.

Vitaly Ginzburg (Russia) - One of three recipients of the 2003 Nobel in Physics for their pioneering work in the theory of superconductors and superfluids.

Christiaan Huygens (Netherlands) - Most well known for his wave theory of light, Huygens is credited with discovering the first of Saturn's moons.

Werner Israel (Canada) - In 1990 Israel co-pioneered a study on black hole interiors.

Ali Javan (Iran) - Born in Tehran, Ali Javan is listed as one of the top 100 living geniuses and co-inventor of the helium-neon laser.

Makoto Kobayashi (Japan) - In 2008 Kobayshi shared the Nobel Prize in Physics for his contribution in the discovery of the origin of broken symmetry.

Philipp Lenard (Hungary) - 1905 recipient of Nobel Prize in Physics for his work with Cathode Rays.

Felix Maramba (Philippines) - Built a coconut oil fuelled power generator.

Holger Bech Nielsen (Denmark) - Most notable for his work in the field of String Theory.

Mark Oliphant (Australia) - Noted for this co-discovery of deuteron, triton and helium-3, also had a strong role in the development of the atomic bomb.

Joseph Plateau (Belgium) - Inventor of the Phenakistoscope, a device which demonstrated illusion of moving images.

Henry Jacala Ramos (Philippines) - Famous for his development of patented Titanium Nitrade films.

George Stokes (Ireland) - Among Stokes's many contributions he is most known for his work with fluid dynamics.

Nikola Tesla (Serbia) - Although Edison is regarded as the father of electricity it is Tesla's alternative current which is more commonly used.

Stanislaw Ulam (Ukraine) - A fundamental contributor to the infamous 'Manhattan Project'.

Emile Verdet (France) - A champion of energy conservation, Verdet's work lay in magnetism and pptics.

Emil Wolf (Czechoslovakia) - Known primarily for his discovery of the 'Wolf Effect' in the field of optics.

Basilis Xanthopoulos (Greece) - Best known for his dedicated study in colliding plane waves.

Francisco Yndurain (Spain) - An expert in the field of Quantum Theory, co-writing over a hundred scientific papers.

Gregorio Zara (Philippines) - Credited for the discovery of the law of electric kinaesthetic resistance.

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