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Alvin M. Weinberg

1915 - 2006

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Alvin Martin Weinberg (; April 20, 1915 – October 18, 2006) was an American nuclear physicist who was the administrator at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) during and after the Manhattan Project. He came to Oak Ridge, Tennessee, in 1945 and remained there until his death in 2006. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alvin M. Weinberg has received more than 164,596 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Alvin M. Weinberg is the 593rd most popular physicist (up from 647th in 2019), the 6,004th most popular biography from United States (up from 7,955th in 2019) and the 118th most popular Physicist.

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Among PHYSICISTS

Among physicists, Alvin M. Weinberg ranks 593 out of 717Before him are John Robison, Willem Hendrik Keesom, Georges-Louis Le Sage, Giovanni Giorgi, Henry Augustus Rowland, and John Lennard-Jones. After him are Joan Feynman, Michael Fisher, Lawrence M. Krauss, William Astbury, Harold Agnew, and Stuart Hameroff.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1915, Alvin M. Weinberg ranks 177Before him are Johannes Kotkas, Knut Nystedt, David Stirling, Georges Guétary, Herma Bauma, and Zero Mostel. After him are Edmond Leburton, O. W. Fischer, Julio César Méndez Montenegro, Margarita Aliger, Joseph Arthur Ankrah, and Vic Buckingham. Among people deceased in 2006, Alvin M. Weinberg ranks 212Before him are Paul Arizin, Lou Rawls, André Schwarz-Bart, Rajkumar, Jeane Kirkpatrick, and Wolfgang Unzicker. After him are Candy Barr, Imrich Stacho, Elton Dean, Hilde Domin, Suzan Kahramaner, and Said Mohamed Djohar.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Alvin M. Weinberg ranks 6,004 out of 18,182Before him are Ashley Tisdale (1985), Herbie Mann (1930), Lana Clarkson (1962), Thad Jones (1923), Elisabeth Moss (1982), and Frederick Townsend Ward (1831). After him are Joan Feynman (1927), Rachel Bilson (1981), Larry Fine (1902), Saoirse Ronan (1994), Chaim Potok (1929), and Lynn Conway (1938).

Among PHYSICISTS In United States

Among physicists born in United States, Alvin M. Weinberg ranks 118Before him are Victor J. Stenger (1935), Edith Clarke (1883), Frank J. Tipler (1947), Gordon Gould (1920), Bill Nye (1955), and Henry Augustus Rowland (1848). After him are Joan Feynman (1927), Lawrence M. Krauss (1954), Harold Agnew (1921), Stuart Hameroff (1947), Evelyn Fox Keller (1936), and Theodore Lyman IV (1874).