Famous Physicists - page 2

The Most Famous Physicists

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Walter KohnMarch 9, 1923AustrianNobel Laureate Walter Kohn was an Austrian-born American theoretical chemist and physicist
Amedeo AvogadroAugust 9, 1776ItalianAmedeo Avogadro was an Italian scientist who formulated what is now known as Avogadro's law
Gabriel LippmannAugust 16, 1845FrenchGabriel Lippmann was a French physicist and inventor
Charles Augustin De CoulombJune 14, 1736FrenchCharles Coulomb was the French physicist who developed Coulomb’s law
Karl Ferdinand BraunJune 6, 1850GermanKarl Ferdinand Braun was a German physicist and inventor who received the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1909
James MaxwellJune 13, 1831ScottishJames Maxwell was a Scottish physicist credited to be the father of modern physics
Christian DopplerNovember 29, 1803AustrianChristian Doppler was an Austrian mathematician and physicist, who gave the principle of ‘Doppler Effect’
Sadi CarnotJune 1, 1796FrenchSadi Carnot was a learned French scientist who founded modern thermodynamics
Francis William AstonSeptember 1, 1877BritishFrancis William Aston was a British scientist who won the 1922 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Homi BhabhaOctober 30, 1909IndianHomi Bhabha was the father of Indian nuclear programme
Joseph Fourier

Joseph Fourier

A top-class French mathematician and physicist, Joseph Fourier brought about a revolution in science with his research

FrenchMarch 21, 1768126 views

Johann Heinrich Lambert

Johann Heinrich Lambert was a Swiss mathematician, astronomer, physicist, and philosopher

FrenchAugust 26, 1728137 views

James Maxwell

James Maxwell was a Scottish physicist credited to be the father of modern physics

ScottishJune 13, 1831172 views

Georg Ohm

George Ohm is founder of the concept known as Ohm’s law

GermanMarch 16, 1789134 views

Christian Doppler

Christian Doppler was an Austrian mathematician and physicist, who gave the principle of ‘Doppler Effect’

AustrianNovember 29, 1803167 views

Andre Marie Ampere

A great French physicist and mathematician, Andre Marie Ampere is remembered for his contribution towards of classical electromagnetism

FrenchJanuary 20, 1775112 views

William Gilbert

William Gilbert was a distinguished astronomer and physician

BritishMay 24, 1544123 views

Homi Bhabha

Homi Bhabha was the father of Indian nuclear programme

IndianOctober 30, 1909141 views

Amedeo Avogadro

Amedeo Avogadro was an Italian scientist who formulated what is now known as Avogadro's law

ItalianAugust 9, 1776451 views

Hermann von Helmholtz

Hermann von Helmholtz was a German physician and physicist, best known for his statement of the law of the conservation of energy.

GermanAugust 31, 1821109 views