Famous American men of science

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Franklin, Benjamin, -- 1706-1790., Henry, Joseph, -- 1797-1878., Scientists -- United States., Socio
Statementby J. G. Growther
SeriesPelican books -- A104
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LC ClassificationsQ"127"U6"C77"1944
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Physicists research and study physical phenomena in our universe. Their findings help to explain why the material universe exists and behaves the way that it does. Physicists cover issues ranging from subatomic particles to quantum mechanics, and many others. This is a list of some of the world’s most famous physicists and their great contributions.

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