Inicio InSTEC Licentiateship Nuclear Physics


Nuclear physics is a branch of physics that studies the properties and behavior of atomic nuclei. Nuclear physics is known mostly by society for the use of nuclear energy in nuclear power plants and the development of nuclear weapons, both nuclear fission and fusion. In a broader context, nuclear and particle physics is defined as the branch of physics that studies the fundamental structure of matter and the interactions between subatomic particles.

Relevant scientists  in Nuclear Physics

  • Henri Becquerel
  • Niels Bohr
  • Marie Curie
  • Pierre Curie
  • Irene Joliot-Curie
  • Jean Frédéric Joliot-Curie
  • Isidor Isaac Rabi
  • Robert Oppenheimer
  • Wolfgang Paul
  • John von Neumann
  • Albert Einstein
  • Enrico Fermi
  • Ernest Rutherford