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21 Topic Pages Found in Physics and starting with the letter G
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Gabor, Dennis (1900 - 1979)

Place: United Kingdom, Hungary Subject : biography, technology and manufacturing Hungarian-born British physicist and electrical engineer, famous for

galvanometer

( găl´´vənŏm'ətər ), instrument used to determine the presence, direction, and strength of an electric current in a conductor. All galvanometers are

Open Gamma-ray astronomy
Gamma-ray astronomy

study of astronomical objects by analysis of the most energetic electromagnetic radiation they emit. Gamma rays are shorter in wavelength and hence

Gay-Lussac, Joseph Louis (1778 - 1850)

( zhôzĕf' lwē gā-lüsäk' ), 1778–1850, French chemist and physicist. He was professor in Paris at the Sorbonne, at the Polytechnic School, and at the

Gell-Mann, Murray (1929 - )

Place : United States of America Subject : biography, physics US theoretical physicist who was awarded the 1969 Nobel Prize for Physics for his work

generator

in electricity, machine used to change mechanical energy into electrical energy. It operates on the principle of electromagnetic induction ,

Gennes, Pierre-Gilles de

French physicist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1991 for his work on disordered systems including polymers and liquid crystals, and

Germain, Sophie (1776 - 1831)

Place : France Subject : biography, physics French mathematician who developed the modern theory of elasticity (the mathematical theory of the stress

Open Gibbs, Josiah Willard (1839 - 1903)
Gibbs, Josiah Willard (1839 - 1903)

US theoretical physicist and chemist who developed a mathematical approach to thermodynamics and established vector methods in physics. He devised the

Gilbert, William (1544 - 1603)

Place : Russian Federation Subject : biography, physics English physician and physicist who performed fundamental pioneering research into magnetism