What is another word for physicist?

Pronunciation: [fˈɪzɪsˌɪst] (IPA)

A physicist is a scientist who studies the properties of matter and energy, as well as the fundamental laws of the universe. There are several synonyms for the word "physicist" including physical scientist, natural philosopher, theoretical physicist, experimental physicist, quantum physicist, astrophysicist, cosmologist, and particle physicist. Physical scientist encompasses many different branches of science, including physics, chemistry, earth science, and astronomy. A natural philosopher refers to an early scientific researcher who studied the natural world. A theoretical physicist uses mathematical models and theories to explain how the universe works, while an experimental physicist performs experiments to test these theories. A quantum physicist studies the properties of matter and energy on a microscopic level. An astrophysicist studies the properties and behavior of celestial objects and phenomena. Cosmologists study the origin, evolution, and structure of the universe. Finally, a particle physicist studies subatomic particles and their interactions.

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Usage examples for Physicist

Barney accompanied the old physicist into the living room, and watched him open a small but very sturdy wall safe.
"Gone Fishing"
James H. Schmitz
"Any capable physicist," McAllen said decidedly.
"Gone Fishing"
James H. Schmitz
A good instance is furnished by a contemporary physicist, who has chosen to call his reflections "antimetaphysical."
"The Approach to Philosophy"
Ralph Barton Perry

Famous quotes with Physicist

  • My background is basically scientific math. My Dad was a physicist, so I have it in my blood somewhere. Scientific method is very important to me. I think anything that contradicts it is probably not true.
    John Astin
  • A physicist is just an atom's way of looking at itself.
    Niels Bohr
  • 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
  • I am sure that I have been much more useful to society as a medical physicist.
    John Cameron
  • 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

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