Carl David Anderson

1905 - 1991

Carl David Anderson

Carl David Anderson (September 3, 1905 – January 11, 1991) was an American physicist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carl David Anderson has received more than 153,121 page views. His biography is available in 68 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 64th most popular physicist.

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Among physicists, Carl David Anderson ranks 64 out of 659Before him are Otto Stern, Gabriel Lippmann, Robert Andrews Millikan, Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, Mikhail Lomonosov, and Johannes Stark. After him are J. Robert Oppenheimer, Peter Higgs, Lev Landau, Charles Édouard Guillaume, Maria Goeppert Mayer, and Wilhelm Eduard Weber.

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Among people born in 1905, Carl David Anderson ranks 12Before him are Simo Häyhä, Elias Canetti, Viktor Frankl, Henry Fonda, Dag Hammarskjöld, and Greta Garbo. After him are Mikhail Sholokhov, Faustina Kowalska, Astrid of Sweden, Emilio Segrè, Felix Bloch, and Arthur Koestler. Among people deceased in 1991, Carl David Anderson ranks 8Before him are Dr. Seuss, Vasily Zaitsev, Olav V of Norway, Miles Davis, Edwin McMillan, and Serge Gainsbourg. After him are Yves Montand, Graham Greene, Isaac Bashevis Singer, John Bardeen, Gustáv Husák, and Klaus Kinski.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Carl David Anderson ranks 212 out of 12,171Before him are Herbert Hoover (1874), Ella Fitzgerald (1917), Clark Gable (1901), Thomas Hunt Morgan (1866), Jack Kerouac (1922), and Billy the Kid (1859). After him are Ulysses S. Grant (1822), J. Robert Oppenheimer (1904), John Jay (1745), Quentin Tarantino (1963), Christopher Lloyd (1938), and John B. Watson (1878).

Among PHYSICISTS In United States

Among physicists born in United States, Carl David Anderson ranks 3Before him are Richard Feynman (1918) and Robert Andrews Millikan (1868). After him are J. Robert Oppenheimer (1904), John Bardeen (1908), Clinton Davisson (1881), Arthur Compton (1892), Owen Chamberlain (1920), Ernest Lawrence (1901), Barry Barish (1936), Percy Williams Bridgman (1882), and Murray Gell-Mann (1929).