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Andre Geim

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Sir Andre Konstantin Geim (Russian: Андре́й Константи́нович Гейм; born 21 October 1958; IPA1 pronunciation: ɑːndreɪ gaɪm) is a Russian-born Dutch–British physicist working in England in the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Manchester.Geim was awarded the 2010 Nobel Prize in Physics jointly with Konstantin Novoselov for his work on graphene. He is Regius Professor of Physics and Royal Society Research Professor at the National Graphene Institute. Geim had also been awarded an Ig Nobel Prize earlier in 2000 for levitating a frog using its intrinsic magnetism. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Andre Geim has received more than 711,694 page views. His biography is available in 65 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 64 in 2019). Andre Geim is the 270th most popular physicist (up from 274th in 2019), the 411th most popular biography from Russia (down from 385th in 2019) and the 14th most popular Russian Physicist.

Andre Geim is most famous for winning the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2010 for his discovery of graphene. Graphene is a one-atom-thick layer of graphite that is very light and flexible.

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Among physicists, Andre Geim ranks 270 out of 717Before him are Hugh David Politzer, Jack Steinberger, Henry Way Kendall, Joseph Swan, Patrick Blackett, and Douglas Osheroff. After him are Brian Josephson, John Tyndall, Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier, Masatoshi Koshiba, Leo Esaki, and Zhores Alferov.

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Among people born in 1958, Andre Geim ranks 34Before him are Éric Zemmour, Janez Janša, Ellen DeGeneres, Ralf Rangnick, Chris Columbus, and Annette Bening. After him are Andie MacDowell, Hugo Sánchez, Lambert Wilson, Sergei Krikalev, Boris Tadić, and Alar Karis.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Andre Geim ranks 411 out of 3,262Before him are Avvakum (1620), Basil Fool for Christ (1468), Leonid Rogozov (1934), Pyotr Krasnov (1869), Mehmed I Giray (1465), and Grand Duke Alexander Alexandrovich of Russia (1869). After him are Grand Duke Konstantin Konstantinovich of Russia (1858), Patriarch Filaret of Moscow (1553), Nikolai Leskov (1831), Tsarevna Catherine Ivanovna of Russia (1691), Vasily Zhukovsky (1783), and Nathalie Sarraute (1900).

Among PHYSICISTS In Russia

Among physicists born in Russia, Andre Geim ranks 14Before him are Igor Kurchatov (1903), Pyotr Kapitsa (1894), Alexei Alexeyevich Abrikosov (1928), Ilya Frank (1908), Nikolay Basov (1922), and Vitaly Ginzburg (1916). After him are Yuri Oganessian (1933), Vladimir Shukhov (1853), Sergey Ivanovich Vavilov (1891), Georgy Flyorov (1913), Vladimir Fock (1898), and Yulii Khariton (1904).