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October 28, 2007


srikanth @ 10:27 am, GMT +0000 ( 1193567229 ) Play

Physics dudes rejoice! This question is ideally suited for you. Connect:





Identify them all for bonus points. Clue: This list is, currently, exhaustive.

Cracked by: Goutham , vaibhav008 , alephnull , Keerthi Kiran M , iamniks , Quehin , prasanth , Tathagata Chatterjee , Gammafunction , 2ndratequizzer and SidSen.

Answer: Modern physics explains most phenomena through four fundamental forces, or interactions – The strong force, electromagnetism, the weak force and gravity. The 4 sets in the question are pictures of the people who are most recognized for their work on understanding these forces.

1) Maxwell – Electromagnetism
2) Moo-Young Han, Oscar W. Greenberg and Yoichiro Nambu – Quantum chromodynamics, explaining the strong force
3) Glasgow, Salam and Weinberg – The weak force (Won the Nobel in 1979 for it)
4) Isaac Newton – Gravity :)

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