Andrea M. Ghez

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Andrea Mia Ghez (born June 16, 1965) is an American astrophysicist, Nobel laureate, and professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy and the Lauren B. Leichtman & Arthur E. Levine chair in Astrophysics, at the University of California, Los Angeles. Her research focuses on the center of the Milky Way galaxy.In 2020, she became the fourth woman to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics, sharing one half of the prize with Reinhard Genzel (the other half being awarded to Roger Penrose). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Andrea M. Ghez has received more than 521,055 page views. Her biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 59 in 2019). Andrea M. Ghez is the 155th most popular astronomer (up from 169th in 2019), the 2,131st most popular biography from United States (up from 2,606th in 2019) and the 27th most popular American Astronomer.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 66

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 11.40

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.50

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Andrea M. Ghez has had the most page views in the with 53,221 views, followed by Spanish (10,684), and German (9,760). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Croatian (10,480.00%), Hakka (218.90%), and Icelandic (205.03%)


Among astronomers, Andrea M. Ghez ranks 155 out of 644Before her are Eugène Joseph Delporte, Habash al-Hasib al-Marwazi, Abu-Mahmud Khojandi, Guillaume Bigourdan, Antonie Pannekoek, and Abu Maʿshar. After her are Luigi Ferdinando Marsili, George Phillips Bond, John Russell Hind, Edward Walter Maunder, James Glaisher, and Franz Xaver von Zach.

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Among people born in 1965, Andrea M. Ghez ranks 43Before her are Moby, Mick Foley, Aldair, Jürgen Kohler, Chris Rock, and The Undertaker. After her are Lucinda Riley, Elizabeth Hurley, Jan-Ove Waldner, Connie Nielsen, Lennox Lewis, and Raí.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Andrea M. Ghez ranks 2,131 out of 20,380Before her are Bill Withers (1938), Thomas Cech (1947), Jim Parsons (1973), Jennifer Beals (1963), John Cusack (1966), and Walt Whitman Rostow (1916). After her are Chris Pratt (1979), Will Eisner (1917), George Smith (1941), Richard Bull (1924), Vera Farmiga (1973), and Roger Ailes (1940).

Among ASTRONOMERS In United States

Among astronomers born in United States, Andrea M. Ghez ranks 27Before her are Frank Drake (1930), Cleveland Abbe (1838), Maria Mitchell (1818), Dorothea Klumpke (1861), Henry Draper (1837), and Carolyn S. Shoemaker (1929). After her are George Phillips Bond (1825), Harlow Shapley (1885), Michael H. Hart (1932), J. Allen Hynek (1910), William Henry Pickering (1858), and Robert Grant Aitken (1864).