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List of notable or famous physicists from Australia, with bios and photos, including the top physicists born in Australia and even some popular physicists who immigrated to Australia. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Australian 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 Australia is included when available.

List is made up of people like William Lawrence Bragg and Paul Davies.

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

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Christopher Stewart "Chris" Wallace was an Australian computer scientist notable for having devised: The minimum message length principle — an information-theoretic principle in statistics, econometrics, machine learning, inductive inference and knowledge discovery which can be seen both as a ...more

Age: Died at 71 (1933-2004)

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David Blair


David G. Blair is an Australian physicist and professor at the University of Western Australia and Director of the Australian International Gravitational Research Centre. Blair works on methods for the detection of gravitational waves. He developed the niobium bar gravitational wave detector NIOBE, ...more

Age: 69

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David J. Smith is a Regents' Professor of physics at Arizona State University. He is an Australian experimental physicist and his research is focussed on using the electron microscope to study the microstructure of different materials. He is a pioneer in high-resolution relectron microscopy ...more

Age: 69

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David Pegg


Professor David Pegg is an emeritus Professor in theoretical physics at Griffith University, Australia. In his career he has made numerous contributions to NMR, quantum optics and conceptual physics including the nature of time. His h-index is at least 38. He is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of ...more

Age: 74