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List of notable or famous physicists from Argentina, with bios and photos, including the top physicists born in Argentina and even some popular physicists who immigrated to Argentina. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Argentinian physicists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These physicists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known physicist from Argentina is included when available.

List includes Juan Martín Maldacena, Ernesto Sabato and more.

This historic physicists from Argentina list can help answer the questions "Who are some Argentinian physicists of note?" and "Who are the most famous physicists from Argentina?" These prominent physicists of Argentina may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Argentinian physicists.

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Guillermo "Bill" Gaede is an Argentine engineer and programmer who is best known for Cold War industrial spying conducted while he worked at Advanced Micro Devices and Intel Corporation. While at AMD, he provided the Cuban government with technical information from the semiconductor industry which the Cubans passed on to the Soviet bloc, primarily to the Soviet Union and East Germany. In 1992, Gaede turned himself over to the Central Intelligence Agency, which placed him in contact with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The FBI began working with Gaede in a counter-espionage operation intended to penetrate Cuban intelligence using his contacts on the island. During this time Gaede ...more

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Ernesto Sabato is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Physicists from Argentina
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Ernesto Sabato was an Argentine writer, painter and physicist. According to the BBC he "won some of the most prestigious prizes in Hispanic literature" and "became very influential in the literary world throughout Latin America". Upon his death El País dubbed him the "last classic writer in Argentine literature". Sabato was distinguished by his bald pate and brush moustache and wore tinted spectacles and open-necked shirts. He was born in Rojas, a small town in Buenos Aires Province. Sabato began his studies at the Colegio Nacional de La Plata. He then studied physics at the Universidad Nacional de La Plata, where he earned a PhD. He then attended the Sorbonne in Paris and worked at the ...more

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Guillermo Vargas Aignasse

Guillermo Vargas Aignasse was an Argentine Peronist politician, serving as a provincial Senator in Tucumán Province from 1973 until his disappearance in 1976. In 2008, two former generals were jailed for life for his disappearance. Vargas Aignasse was born and raised in Andalgalá, Catamarca Province, and was a physicist by profession, teaching in the discipline until his election to the Provincial Senate of Tucumán in 1973. He was elected on the Frejuli ticket that brought Peronists back to power, and was associated with the left-wing faction of Peronism, having belonged to the center-left FANE. Amid the worst climate of violence in the country, Tucumán Province was placed under martial law ...more

Johannes Franz Hartmann is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Physicists from Argentina
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Johannes Franz Hartmann was a German physicist and astronomer. In 1904, while studying the spectroscopy of Delta Orionis he noticed that most of the spectrum had a shift, except the calcium lines, which he interpreted as indicating the presence of interstellar medium He was the director of the Observatorio Astronómico de La Plata from November 1922 to May 1934. He oriented the work of the observatory towards astrophysics. He discovered three asteroids. His doctorate was from the University of Leipzig in 1891 on lunar eclipses. ...more

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