Rheology is an enormously far-reaching branch of physics (or physical chemistry) and has a number of different guises.
Dipak K. Sarker
Managing radioactive waste on a national scale.
Could de Broglie's revolutionary idea that an electron in an atomic orbit can behave as a wave have been inspired by a Himalayan singing bowl?
Teaching models for simulating nervous pathways related to the human withdrawal reflex that can engage students in active learning.
Leo Chi Chun Lee
The study and understanding of paleomagnetism has been pivotal in the development of the theory of plate tectonics.