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

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Ángel Rodríguez Lozano is a Spanish radio journalist and popularizer of science, best known as the creator and presenter of the program Vanguardia de la Ciencia, which was broadcast without interruption every week from April 1995 until June 2007. Before the startup of Vanguardia de la Ciencia, he participated in other programs in Radio Nacional de España. He has also contributed to other programs of popular science, El Mono Temático, En Clave de Ciencia de Radio 5, and Hora América. From August 2006 to June 2007, he also wrote and presented the program El Sueño de Arquímedes. Ángel Rodríguez Lozano was born in 1952 in the small municipality of La Garrovilla, near Mérida in Extremadura. He is ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 66

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Avempace is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Physicists from Spain
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Avempace is the Latinate form of Ibn Bâjja, full name Abû Bakr Muḥammad Ibn Yaḥyà ibn aṣ-Ṣâ’igh at-Tûjîbî Ibn Bâjja al-Tujibi, a medieval Andalusian polymath: his writings include works regarding mathematics, astronomy, physics, psychology, and music, as well as logic, philosophy, medicine, botany, and poetry. He was the famous author of the Kitab al-Nabat, a popular work on botany, which defined the sex of plants. His philosophic ideas had a clear effect on Ibn Rushd and Albertus Magnus. Most of his writings and book were not completed because of his early death. He had a vast knowledge of medicine, mathematics and astronomy. His main contribution to Islamic philosophy is his idea on soul ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 43 (1095-1138)

Birthplace: Zaragoza, Spain

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Esteban Terradas i Illa is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Physicists from Spain
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Esteban Terrades i Illa was a Spanish mathematician, scientist and engineer. He researched and taught widely in the fields of mathematics and the physical sciences, working not only in his native Catalonia, but also in the rest of Spain and in South America. He was also active as a consultant in the Spanish aeronautics, electric power, telephone and railway industries. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 98 (1852-1950)

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Guifré Vidal is a Spanish physicist who is working on quantum many-body physics using analytical and numerical techniques. In particular, he is one of the leading experts of tensor network state implementations such as time-evolving block decimation and multiscale entanglement renormalization ansatz. He is currently a faculty member of Perimeter Institute in Waterloo, Canada. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain

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