Clyde Cowan

1919 - 1974

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Clyde Lorrain Cowan Jr (December 6, 1919 – May 24, 1974) was an American physicist, the co-discoverer of the neutrino along with Frederick Reines. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Clyde Cowan has received more than 51,294 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Clyde Cowan is the 591st most popular physicist (down from 563rd in 2019), the 5,964th most popular biography from United States (down from 5,169th in 2019) and the 119th most popular American Physicist.

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Among physicists, Clyde Cowan ranks 591 out of 721Before him are Frank Oppenheimer, Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis, Abraham Alikhanov, Brian Greene, Edward Condon, and Gerard K. O'Neill. After him are Balthasar van der Pol, John C. Slater, Henry Augustus Rowland, Evelyn Fox Keller, Theodore Lyman IV, and Franco Rasetti.

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Among people born in 1919, Clyde Cowan ranks 218Before him are Delfo Cabrera, Nehemiah Persoff, Jon Pertwee, Gottfried Dienst, Eileen Heckart, and Michel Déon. After him are Asbjørn Ruud, Frances Bay, Jocelyn Brando, Peter Carington, 6th Baron Carrington, Richard Todd, and Roberto Bonomi. Among people deceased in 1974, Clyde Cowan ranks 157Before him are Else Alfelt, Francis Blanche, Ali Mansur, Emil Väre, Ned Maddrell, and Edward Condon. After him are Fernand de Montigny, Knudåge Riisager, Gerhard Lamprecht, Gheorghe Albu, Béla Illés, and Konrad Frey.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Clyde Cowan ranks 5,964 out of 15,968Before him are Dinah Shore (1916), Phoebe Cates (1963), George Bancroft (1882), Bella Abzug (1920), Luther Allison (1939), and Whitcomb L. Judson (1846). After him are Frank Pierson (1925), Chadwick Boseman (1977), Jack Kramer (1921), Joshua Chamberlain (1828), Clarence Thomas (1948), and Philip Bailey (1951).

Among PHYSICISTS In United States

Among physicists born in United States, Clyde Cowan ranks 119Before him are Lawrence M. Krauss (1954), Edith Clarke (1883), Frank Oppenheimer (1912), Brian Greene (1963), Edward Condon (1902), and Gerard K. O'Neill (1927). After him are John C. Slater (1900), Henry Augustus Rowland (1848), Evelyn Fox Keller (1936), Theodore Lyman IV (1874), Nicholas Metropolis (1915), and Harold Brown (1927).