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Resolution 12 of the 11th Conférence Générale des Poids et Mesures (CGPM) adopted 12 SI prefixes in 1960, including pico- and nano-. Google Ngrams show steep decline in the use of millimicro- after 1964, and micromicro- after 1966. Some other double prefixes, like kilomega- and hectokilo- were also in use, decimilli- was even standardized in Frace until 1961....


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According to "The Philosophical Breakfast club", https://library.si.edu/digital-library/book/philosophicalbr00snyd, by Laura J. Snyder, William Whewell first coined the term "scientist" in 1833 at a meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science: "...If "philosophers" was taken to be "too wide and lofty" a term, then "by analogy with ...


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I looked in the Oxford English Dictionary (subscription required) for English usages. physics used in the medical sense, I do not report on. physics used for "natural science" in general: The oldest instance they have is from 1487. J. Skelton tr. Diodorus Siculus Bibliotheca Historica iii. 174 Among the Grekes, as it is many tymes seen, it is ...


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Some references : consider that Lord Kelvin published is well-known textbook in 1867 with the title Treatise on Natural Philosophy. J.C.Maxwell begins his Matter and Motion (1876) with "Physical Science…". In K.Pearson's The Grammar of Science (1892), the terms : physics and science/scientist, are definitely there.


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