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

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

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Carlos Chagas Filho was a Brazilian physician, biologist and scientist active in the field of neuroscience. He was internationally renowned for his investigations on the neural mechanisms underlying the phenomenon of electrogenesis by the electroplaques of electric fishes. He was also an important scientific leader, being one of the founders of the Biophysics Institute of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and was also a president for 16 years of the Vatican's Pontifical Academy of Sciences, and president of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 90 (1910-2000)

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Cesare Mansueto Giulio Lattes, also known as Cesar Lattes, was a Brazilian experimental physicist, one of the discoverers of the pion, a composite subatomic particle made of a quark and an antiquark. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 81 (1924-2005)

Birthplace: Curitiba, Brazil

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Constantino Tsallis is a naturalized Brazilian physicist working in Rio de Janeiro at CBPF, Brazil. He was born in Greece, and grew up in Argentina, where he studied physics at Instituto Balseiro, in Bariloche. In 1974, he received a Doctorat d'Etat et Sciences Physiques degree from the University of Paris-Orsay. He moved to Brazil in 1975 with his wife and daughter. Tsallis is credited with introducing the notion of what is known as Tsallis entropy and Tsallis statistics in his 1988 paper "Possible generalization of Boltzmann–Gibbs statistics" published in the Journal of Statistical Physics. The generalization is considered to be a good candidate for formulating a theory of non-extensive ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 74

Birthplace: Athens, Greece

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Ennio Candotti is a Brazilian physicist and scientific leader. He studied physics at the University of São Paulo, in São Paulo, from 1960 to 1964, and also at the University of Naples, in Naples, Italy. From 1966 to 1968 he specialized in theoretical physics at the University of Pisa, in mathematical physics at the University of Munich, in Munich, Germany and in dynamic systems at the University of Naples again. From 1974 to 1995, Candotti was a professor with the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. Currently he is a professor at the Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo, in Vitória, state of Espírito Santo. He was naturalized a Brazilian in 1983. Dr. Candotti is in his fourth mandate as ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 76

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