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Mikhail Mikhaylovich Rusinov
Mikhail Mikhaylovich Rusinov (Russian: Михаи́л Миха́йлович Руси́нов, 11 February 1909 – 29 September 2004) was an outstanding Russian scientist, specialising in optics. Mikhail Rusinov co-founded the USSR Science School of Computational Optics and discovered several optical phenomena, including aberration vignetting (1938), projection centre distortion (1957), and exi
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Robert K. Logan
Robert K. Logan (born August 31, 1939), originally trained as a physicist, is a media ecologist. He received from MIT a BS in 1961 and a PhD in 1965 under the supervision of Francis E. Low. After two post-doctoral appointments as a Research Associate at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1965-7) and the University of Toronto (1967-8), he became a physics professor in 1968 at Toro
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Fred Adams
Fred C. Adams (born 1961) is an American astrophysicist who has made contributions to the study of physical cosmology. Fred Adams is professor of physics at the University of Michigan, where his main field of research is astrophysics theory focusing on star formation, background radiation fields, and the early universe. He was educated at Iowa State University, where he earned his B.S. in 19
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Frank J. Tipler
Frank Jennings Tipler (born February 1, 1947) is an American mathematical physicist and cosmologist, holding a joint appointment in the Departments of Mathematics and Physics at Tulane University.[1] Tipler has written books and papers on the Omega Point based on Pierre Teilhard de Chardin's religious ideas, which he claims is a mechanism for the resurrection of the dead. He is also known for hi
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Geoffrey G. Eichholz
Geoffrey Gunther Eichholz, (June 29, 1920 – January 8, 2018) an educational leader in health physics at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Dr. Eichholz played a key role in the successful establishment of the Department of Nuclear Engineering and Health Physics. The Department has been a constant source of well-educated and well trained graduates in the field of nuclear engineering, health p
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Peter Clive Thonemann
Peter Clive Thonemann (3 June 1917 – 10 February 2018) was an Australian-born British physicist who was a pioneer in the field of fusion power while working in the United Kingdom . Thonemann was born in Melbourne and moved to Oxford University in 1944, becoming one of the earliest researchers on the topic of controlled fusion. He led the fusion research at Oxford in its early years, before mo
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Alan Tower Waterman
Alan Tower Waterman (June 4, 1892 – November 30, 1967) was an United States physicist. Born in Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York, he grew up in Northampton, Massachusetts. His father was a professor of physics at Smith College. Alan also became a physicist, doing his undergraduate and doctoral work at Princeton University, from which he obtained his Ph.D. in 1916.[1] He joined the faculty of the
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Robert Bruce Lindsay
Robert Bruce Lindsay (1 January 1900 – 2 March 1985) was an United States physicist and physics professor, known for his prolific authorship of physics books in acoustics, and historical and philosophical analyses of physics.[1][2] R(obert) Bruce Lindsay's January 1, 1900 birth date hailed a new century. At the age of 20, he received both a BA and an MS in physics from Brown University. Bef
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John Boardman
Jack Melton Boardman, commonly known as John Boardman, (born September 8, 1932) is an American physicist. He is a former professor of physics at Brooklyn College; a noted science fiction fan, author and fanzine publisher; and a gaming authority. Boardman earned his B.A. at the University of Chicago in 1952 and his M.S. from Iowa State University in 1956. He then attended Florida State Univers
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Moritz Ludwig Frankenheim
Moritz Ludwig Frankenheim (June 29, 1801 – January 14, 1869) was a German physicist, geographer, and crystallographer. Moritz Ludwig Frankenheim was born in 1801 in Brunswick. His family was Jewish.[1] He attended the Gymnasium (high school) there and in Wolfenbüttel. Afterwards he went to Berlin to attend the Alma Mater Berolinensis (today Humboldt University of Berlin) to study physics.
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