Physics, Famous Physicists

Guess the Physicist base on the clue, theory, insight, invention, or postulate.
Quiz by cedje
Last updated: July 20, 2012
First submittedJuly 20, 2012
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Alfred Nobel
Joint research on radiation
Pierre and Marie Curie
uncertainty principle
Werner Heisenberg
General Relativity
Albert Einstein
Had a famous cat
Erwin Schrödinger
The shell model of the atom, told Einstein he was wrong at Copenhagen interpretation
Niels Bohr
neutron irradiation, lab named for outside Chicago
Enrico Fermi
Exclusion Principle
Wolfgang Pauli
Guglielmo Marconi
statistical interpretation of the wavefunction, rigidity, approximation
Max Born
A Brief History of Time
Stephen Hawking
founder of quantum theory
Max Planck
parity violation; ____ & (Robert L.) Mills theory
Chen Ning Yang
God Particle with Satyendra Nath Bose
Peter Higgs
bubble chamber
Donald Arthur Glaser
photoelectric effect, cosmic ray
Robert Andrews Millikan
Incompleteness theorems
Kurt Gödel
Level ∞
Jun 27, 2012
It would be nice if just last names would work. It did for Nobel, but not for Heisenberg.
Level 67
Dec 30, 2018
and it is not dynomite..
Level 50
Jun 29, 2012
Thanks - fixed last names