Donald A. Glaser

1926 - 2013

Donald A. Glaser

Donald Arthur Glaser (September 21, 1926 – February 28, 2013) was an American physicist, neurobiologist, and the winner of the 1960 Nobel Prize in Physics for his invention of the bubble chamber used in subatomic particle physics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Donald A. Glaser has received more than 142,897 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 144th most popular physicist.

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Among physicists, Donald A. Glaser ranks 143 out of 659Before him are Albert Fert, Emilio Segrè, Felix Bloch, Hannes Alfvén, Hideki Yukawa, and Georges Charpak. After him are Leon Cooper, Julius von Mayer, Isidor Isaac Rabi, Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, Hans Bethe, and Javier Solana.

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Among people born in 1926, Donald A. Glaser ranks 27Before him are Hugh Hefner, John Coltrane, Allen Ginsberg, Prince Claus of the Netherlands, Ben Roy Mottelson, and Jerry Lewis. After him are Jack Brabham, Ivan Illich, Nuon Chea, Necmettin Erbakan, Louise Hay, and George Martin. Among people deceased in 2013, Donald A. Glaser ranks 20Before him are Ronald Coase, Giuliano Gemma, Lou Reed, Paul Walker, Nílton Santos, and Robert Edwards. After him are Djalma Santos, François Jacob, Christian de Duve, Sung Jae-gi, Joan Fontaine, and Erich Priebke.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Donald A. Glaser ranks 498 out of 12,171Before him are Alan Shepard (1923), George A. Romero (1940), Sean Penn (1960), George Peppard (1928), Benny Goodman (1909), and Burt Reynolds (1936). After him are Dennis Ritchie (1941), Joan Crawford (1904), Jessica Lange (1949), Theodore William Richards (1868), Oprah Winfrey (1954), and Leon Cooper (1930).

Among PHYSICISTS In United States

Among physicists born in United States, Donald A. Glaser ranks 16Before him are Barry Barish (1936), Percy Williams Bridgman (1882), Murray Gell-Mann (1929), John Robert Schrieffer (1931), Ben Roy Mottelson (1926), and Joseph Henry (1797). After him are Leon Cooper (1930), Willis Lamb (1913), Josiah Willard Gibbs (1839), Benjamin Thompson (1753), Kip Thorne (1940), and Martin Lewis Perl (1927).