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physicist
used in Atlas Shrugged

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a scientist trained in physics
  • At the age of thirty, he was recognized as the greatest physicist of his time.
    1.7 Part 1 Chapter 7 — The Exploiters and the Exploited (42% in)
  • 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....
    2.1 Part 2 Chapter 1 — The Man Who Belonged on Earth (44% in)
  • 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."
    2.1 Part 2 Chapter 1 — The Man Who Belonged on Earth (47% in)
  • I have interviewed some physicists who were highly recommended to me and I have found them to be hopeless.
    2.1 Part 2 Chapter 1 — The Man Who Belonged on Earth (47% in)
  • He's a young physicist from the Utah Institute of Technology," he said dryly.
    2.1 Part 2 Chapter 1 — The Man Who Belonged on Earth (52% in)
  • 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?
    2.9 Part 2 Chapter 9 — The Face Without Pain or Fear or Guilt (92% in)
  • Their choice amazed everybody but me: modern thinkers considered it unnecessary to perceive reality, and modern physicists considered it unnecessary to think.
    3.2 Part 3 Chapter 2 — The Utopia of Greed (55% in)
  • 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.
    3.2 Part 3 Chapter 2 — The Utopia of Greed (60% in)
  • 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.
    3.3 Part 3 Chapter 3 — Anti-Greed (5% in)

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