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  • physics
  • Certified Health Physicist is an official title granted by the American Board of Health Physics, the certification board for health physicists in the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • Certified Health Physicists are plenary or emeritus members of the American Academy of Health Physics (AAHP). (wikipedia.org)
  • now Strasbourg, France]-died March 6, 2005 , Ithaca , N.Y., U.S.), German-born American theoretical physicist who helped shape quantum physics and increased the understanding of the atomic processes responsible for the properties of matter and of the forces governing the structures of atomic nuclei. (britannica.com)
  • Herbert Kroemer , (born August 25, 1928, Weimar , Germany), German-born physicist who, with Zhores Alferov and Jack S. Kilby , was awarded the 2000 Nobel Prize for Physics for their work that laid the foundation for the modern era of microchips, computers, and information technology . (britannica.com)
  • When I first arrived at Caltech in September 1949," recalls Ward Whaling, Caltech professor of physics, emeritus, and Christy's colleague for more than six decades, "fall classes had not started and the PMA division office could find no one to show me around the Kellogg Radiation Laboratory except a young theoretical physicist named Christy. (caltech.edu)
  • Physicists study a wide range of phenomena in many branches of their field , spanning all length scales: from sub-atomic particles of which all ordinary matter is made ( particle physics ), to molecular length scales of chemical and biological interest, to cosmological length scales encompassing the Universe as a whole. (wn.com)
  • Most physicists have doctoral degrees in physics after which they serve for a number of years in post-doctoral positions in which they conduct research in a specific area under the supervision of more experienced physicists. (allstarjobs.com)
  • British Scientist Stephen Hawking, a celebrated theoretical physicist and cosmologist is the author of "A Brief History of Time" and his black hole thermal radiation discovery in 1974 is considered to be one of the most important physics results of the past century. (usatoday.com)
  • A physicist is a scientist who has specialized knowledge in the field of physics, which encompasses the interactions of matter and energy at all length and time scales in the physical universe. (wikipedia.org)
  • Physicists work across a wide range of research fields, spanning all length scales: from sub-atomic and particle physics, to molecular length scales of chemical and biological interest, to cosmological length scales encompassing the Universe as a whole. (wikipedia.org)
  • Physicists can apply their knowledge towards solving practical problems or developing new technologies (also known as applied physics or engineering physics). (wikipedia.org)
  • Specific categories emerged, such as "biology" and "biologist", "physics" and "physicist", "chemistry" and "chemist", among other technical fields and titles. (wikipedia.org)
  • The highest honor awarded to physicists is the Nobel Prize in Physics, awarded since 1901 by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. (wikipedia.org)
  • Chartered Physicist (CPhys) is a chartered status and a professional qualification awarded by the Institute of Physics. (wikipedia.org)
  • The medical physicist is a professional who applies the principles and methods of physics in medicine, in the areas of prevention, diagnosis and treatment, in order to ensure the quality of services provided and the prevention of risks to the patients, and members of the public in general. (wikipedia.org)
  • The medical physicist plays a fundamental role in all fields of application of physics to medicine, but particularly in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Australasian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers in Medicine (ACPSEM) is the professional body that oversees the education and certification of medical physicists in Australia and New Zealand and has a mission to advance services and professional standards in medical physics and biomedical engineering. (wikipedia.org)
  • The presence of Medical Physicists at Expert level ('Medical Physics Experts') in healthcare in Europe is required by EC Directive 2013/59/EURATOM. (wikipedia.org)
  • In Europe the professional preparation for Medical Physicists consists of a first degree in Physics or equivalent (e.g., biophysics, electrical or mechanical engineering), a Masters in Medical Physics and a 2-year training Residency. (wikipedia.org)
  • For the latest EFOMP policy statement on the role and education and training requirements of the Medical Physicist and Medical Physics Expert go to. (wikipedia.org)
  • 10 November 1930 - 9 September 2013), was a Pakistani theoretical physicist, specialising in high-energy physics and nuclear physics. (wikipedia.org)
  • Brian Edward Cox OBE, FRS (born 3 March 1968) is an English physicist who serves as professor of particle physics in the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Manchester. (wikipedia.org)
  • He is also one of the authors of 200 Puzzling Physics Problems and Mathematical Methods for Physicists and Engineers. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2001
  • Reform of the membership structure in 1998 saw Chartered Physicist established as a separate qualification from 2001 that could be gained either alongside or after the status of Member or Fellow of the IoP. (wikipedia.org)
  • scientist
  • A physicist is a scientist trained to understand the interactions of matter and energy across the physical universe. (wn.com)
  • Physicists in academia or government labs tend to have titles such as Assistants, Professors, Sr./Jr. Scientist, or postdocs. (wikipedia.org)
  • When I set the chartered science teacher up, I linked it to chartered scientist, which is exactly the same as chartered physicist or chartered engineer, so that nobody could turn round and say, "What you are doing is below the standard of any other chartered status. (wikipedia.org)
  • From October 2011 as part of the Modernising Scientific Careers scheme, the route to accreditation as a medical physicist in England and Wales is provided by the Scientist Training Programme (STP). (wikipedia.org)
  • 1946
  • He was appointed as a physicist at the Electrical Research Association, becoming Director in 1946 and holding this post until his death in 1956. (wikipedia.org)
  • Astronomy
  • BBC Two commissioned Cox to copresent Stargazing Live, a three-day live astronomy series in January 2011 - co-presented with physicist-turned-comedian Dara Ó Briain and featuring chat show host Jonathan Ross - linked to events across the United Kingdom. (wikipedia.org)
  • German
  • German physicist, winner with Bert Sakmann in 1991 of the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for their research into basic cell function and for the development of the patch-clamp technique , a laboratory method that can detect the very small electrical currents produced by the passage of ions through the cell membrane . (britannica.com)
  • Work
  • In order to gain the qualification, a physicist must be appropriately qualified (an accredited MSci or MPhys integrated master's degree is standard, although experience leading to an equivalent level can be counted), have had a minimum of two years of structured training and a minimum of two years responsible work experience, have demonstrated a commitment to continuing professional development, and have gained a number of competencies. (wikipedia.org)
  • years
  • I had never heard of him-his Los Alamos achievements would remain classified for years-but the prospect of being shown the lab by a theoretical physicist was depressing. (caltech.edu)
  • Physicist took several years to come to fruition. (wn.com)
  • Fermi made use of the neutrino , an almost undetectable particle that had been postulated a few years earlier by the Austrian-born physicist Wolfgang Pauli , to fashion a theory of beta decay in which balance was restored. (britannica.com)
  • For physicists gaining the status from 2012, revalidation through proof of continuing professional development is required every three years. (wikipedia.org)
  • English
  • Fermi quickly reasoned that the neutral neutron, found a year earlier by the English physicist James Chadwick , would be an even better projectile with which to bombard charged nuclei in order to initiate such reactions. (britannica.com)
  • Research
  • By 1896 Henri was an accomplished and respected physicist-a member of the Académie des Sciences since 1889-but more important than his research thus far were his expertise with phosphorescent materials, his familiarity with uranium compounds, and his general skill in laboratory techniques, including photography. (britannica.com)
  • person
  • A person certified as a health physicist has a responsibility to uphold the professional integrity associated with the certification to promote the practice and science of radiation safety. (wikipedia.org)
  • study
  • Binary liquids, statistical mechanics, phase separation, Stern-Gerlach measurement and Bell's inequality were some of the other areas of his study for which he collaborated with many physicists including Subir Kumar Sarkar, Sanjay Puri, Rupamanjari Ghosh, Ramamurti Rajaraman and A. K. Rastogi. (wikipedia.org)
  • member
  • Chartered Physicist is considered to be equal in status to Chartered Engineer, which the IoP also awards as a member of the Engineering Council UK, and other chartered statuses in the UK. (wikipedia.org)
  • book
  • The term "physicist" was coined by William Whewell in his 1840 book The Philosophy of the Inductive Sciences . (wn.com)
  • He has stated in many interviews and in an episode of Wonders of the Universe that when he was 12, the book Cosmos by Carl Sagan was a key factor in inspiring him to become a physicist. (wikipedia.org)
  • public
  • Other physicists have been, at times, ambivalent about his reputation, because of what some of them see as his having a public profile that is out of proportion to his scientific merit. (usatoday.com)