Alan Guth

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Alan Guth

Alan Harvey Guth (; born February 27, 1947) is an American theoretical physicist and cosmologist. Guth has researched elementary particle theory (and how particle theory is applicable to the early universe). He is Victor Weisskopf Professor of Physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alan Guth has received more than 324,658 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 446th most popular physicist.

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  • 51.05

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 29

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.29

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.07

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among physicists, Alan Guth ranks 445 out of 659Before him are William Robert Grove, Pierre Weiss, Anatole Abragam, Grote Reber, Macedonio Melloni, and Vladimir Steklov. After him are Federico Faggin, Sameera Moussa, Johann Christian Poggendorff, Boris Podolsky, Edoardo Amaldi, and Claude Pouillet.

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Among people born in 1947, Alan Guth ranks 184Before him are Maria Farantouri, Adolfo Rodríguez Saá, Noritaka Hidaka, Somchai Wongsawat, Ibrahim al-Jaafari, and Emmylou Harris. After him are Tim Buckley, Anne Archer, Massiel, Lois Chiles, Carlos Lopes, and Tadahiko Ueda.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Alan Guth ranks 3,162 out of 12,171Before him are David Duke (1950), Diane Baker (1938), Ron McGovney (1962), Barbara Kruger (1945), Winfield Scott (1786), and Dan Blocker (1928). After him are Afrika Bambaataa (1957), A. E. Waite (1857), Hal Roach (1892), Divine (1945), Edmond O'Brien (1915), and William Devane (1939).

Among PHYSICISTS In United States

Among physicists born in United States, Alan Guth ranks 87Before him are Lyman Spitzer (1914), Maurice Karnaugh (1924), Gene Amdahl (1922), Saul Perlmutter (1959), Douglas Hofstadter (1945), and Grote Reber (1911). After him are Chester Carlson (1906), John Henry Schwarz (1941), Eric Allin Cornell (1961), Charles Kittel (1916), Clarence Zener (1905), and Robert Brout (1928).