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  • At the age of thirty, he was recognized as the greatest physicist of his time.
  • I have interviewed some physicists who were highly recommended to me and I have found them to be hopeless.
  • She said politely, "The second question I wanted to ask you was whether you would be kind enough to tell me the name of any physicist you know who, in your judgment, would possess the ability to attempt the reconstruction of this motor."
  • Their choice amazed everybody but me: modern thinkers considered it unnecessary to perceive reality, and modern physicists considered it unnecessary to think.
  • "No," he said slowly, frowning, "no, I can’t think of anyone…. And that’s odd …. because an ability of this kind couldn’t have passed unnoticed anywhere …. somebody would have called him to my attention …. they always sent promising young physicists to me…. Did you say you found this in the research laboratory of a plain, commercial motor factory?"
  • He’s a physicist who’s been working for the past year, at the Utah Institute of Technology, trying to solve the secret of the motor and to rebuild it…… Why do you look at me like that? …. No, I haven’t told you about him before, because it was a secret.
  • Two young men, who called themselves physicists, had appeared at the Institute to escort him; his calls to Ferris’ office in Washington had remained unanswered.
  • John intended to be an inventor, which meant that he was to be a physicist; he was to take his postgraduate course under Robert Stadler.
  • He’s a young physicist from the Utah Institute of Technology," he said dryly.

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  • Einstein was a famous physicist.
  • On the eve of the 1st Wave, the world’s leading theoretical physicist, one of the smartest guys in the world (that’s what popped up on the screen under his talking head: ONE OF THE SMARTEST GUYS IN THE WORLD), appeared on CNN and said, "I’m not encouraged by the silence.
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave

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