confusion over these words
can 科学家 mean mathematician, scientist,physicist,chemist,biologist?
In the dictionary it just says 科学 Scientist . So is it incorrect to say 科学家。
Is 数学家 a term exculsively used for mathematician ? or is it interchangable with 科学家？
bodaweiSeptember 12, 2012, 04:30 PM
More generally all could be considered 科学家 (scientist).
核科学家 (nuclear scientist)
社会科学家 (social scientist)