Boris Podolsky

1896 - 1966

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Boris Yakovlevich Podolsky (Russian: Бори́с Я́ковлевич Подо́льский; 29 June 1896 – 28 November 1966) was a Russian-American physicist of Russian-Jewish descent, noted for his work with Albert Einstein and Nathan Rosen on entangled wave functions and the EPR paradox. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Boris Podolsky has received more than 131,355 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Boris Podolsky is the 486th most popular physicist (down from 469th in 2019), the 1,125th most popular biography from Russia (down from 975th in 2019) and the 24th most popular Physicist.

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Among physicists, Boris Podolsky ranks 486 out of 717Before him are William Stanley Jr., Pierre Victor Auger, Otto Lehmann, Ernest Marsden, Jayant Narlikar, and Edoardo Amaldi. After him are Laurent Cassegrain, Richard C. Tolman, Dennis W. Sciama, Pierre Weiss, Arthur Jeffrey Dempster, and Jakob II Bernoulli.

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Among people born in 1896, Boris Podolsky ranks 133Before him are Jacques Duclos, Eduardo Lonardi, Hubert Lanz, Dodie Smith, Vasily Gordov, and Edward Arthur Milne. After him are Evgeny Schwartz, Raymond Massey, Josephine Tey, Alberto Demicheli, Peter Cheyney, and Prince Wolfgang of Hesse. Among people deceased in 1966, Boris Podolsky ranks 106Before him are Sutan Sjahrir, Alfred Neuland, Guillermo Gorostiza, Lenny Bruce, Fritz Bleyl, and Hans Hofmann. After him are C. S. Forester, Mehmet Fuat Köprülü, Elio Vittorini, Albrecht Brandi, Gʻafur Gʻulom, and Ernest Burgess.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Boris Podolsky ranks 1,125 out of 3,262Before him are Boris Parygin (1930), Aleksandr Khinchin (1894), Alexander Miasnikian (1886), Vera Alentova (1942), Nina Bari (1901), and Semyon Chelyuskin (1700). After him are Vladimir Filatov (1875), Max Vasmer (1886), Nikolay Rukavishnikov (1932), Lydia Lopokova (1892), Ilya Glazunov (1930), and Raimonds Vējonis (1966).

Among PHYSICISTS In Russia

Among physicists born in Russia, Boris Podolsky ranks 24Before him are Georgy Flyorov (1913), Vladimir Fock (1898), Yulii Khariton (1904), Emil Wiechert (1861), Yuri Orlov (1924), and Konstantin Novoselov (1974). After him are George Zweig (1937), Pyotr Lebedev (1866), Andrei Linde (1948), Boris Rosing (1869), Vladimir Steklov (1864), and Max Wien (1866).