Clifford Shull

1915 - 2001

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Clifford Glenwood Shull (September 23, 1915 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – March 31, 2001) was a Nobel Prize-winning American physicist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Clifford Shull has received more than 98,594 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia. Clifford Shull is the 223rd most popular physicist (up from 248th in 2019), the 1,027th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,158th in 2019) and the 44th most popular Physicist.

Clifford Shull is most famous for his work in the field of nuclear magnetic resonance. He is credited with being the first to use nuclear magnetic resonance to study the molecular structure of materials.

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Among physicists, Clifford Shull ranks 223 out of 717Before him are Bertram Brockhouse, Tsung-Dao Lee, Rolf Maximilian Sievert, Mihajlo Pupin, Charles Wheatstone, and Andrew Huxley. After him are John Kendrew, Chien-Shiung Wu, Alexander Prokhorov, John Vincent Atanasoff, Carl von Linde, and Nevill Francis Mott.

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Among people born in 1915, Clifford Shull ranks 34Before him are Robert Hofstadter, Norman Foster Ramsey Jr., Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Shoichi Yokoi, Robert A. Dahl, and Thomas Huckle Weller. After him are Brother Roger, Aziz Nesin, Bob Kane, Takahito, Prince Mikasa, Chung Ju-yung, and Denis Thatcher. Among people deceased in 2001, Clifford Shull ranks 32Before him are Dương Văn Minh, Nguyễn Văn Thiệu, Douglas Adams, Nikolay Basov, Zhang Xueliang, and Gilbert Bécaud. After him are Charles Trenet, Juan Antonio Villacañas, Morris, Stanley Kramer, Chung Ju-yung, and Jacques Mayol.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Clifford Shull ranks 1,027 out of 18,182Before him are Lee Miller (1907), R. Lee Ermey (1944), Thomas Huckle Weller (1915), John Holmes (1944), Chris Isaak (1956), and Jerry Bruckheimer (1943). After him are Rudy Giuliani (1944), John Denver (1943), Jeremy Renner (1971), James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834), Robert Wise (1914), and Larry King (1933).

Among PHYSICISTS In United States

Among physicists born in United States, Clifford Shull ranks 44Before him are Willis Lamb (1913), Arthur Leonard Schawlow (1921), David Lee (1931), Roy J. Glauber (1925), Jerome Isaac Friedman (1930), and George E. Smith (1930). After him are John Vincent Atanasoff (1903), Melvin Schwartz (1932), Burton Richter (1931), Sheldon Lee Glashow (1932), David Bohm (1992), and Julian Schwinger (1918).