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Douglas Osheroff

1945 - Today

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Douglas Dean Osheroff (born August 1, 1945) is an American physicist known for his work in experimental condensed matter physics, in particular for his co-discovery of superfluidity in Helium-3. For his contributions he shared the 1996 Nobel Prize in Physics along with David Lee and Robert C. Richardson. Osheroff is currently the J. G. Jackson and C. J. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Douglas Osheroff has received more than 100,697 page views. His biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 55 in 2019). Douglas Osheroff is the 269th most popular physicist (up from 350th in 2019), the 1,346th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,201st in 2019) and the 56th most popular American Physicist.

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  • 3.08

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Among PHYSICISTS

Among physicists, Douglas Osheroff ranks 269 out of 717Before him are Philip Warren Anderson, Hugh David Politzer, Jack Steinberger, Henry Way Kendall, Joseph Swan, and Patrick Blackett. After him are Andre Geim, Brian Josephson, John Tyndall, Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier, Masatoshi Koshiba, and Leo Esaki.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1945, Douglas Osheroff ranks 71Before him are Joseph Kosuth, Laurent Gbagbo, Linda Lee Cadwell, Ken Hensley, Moncef Marzouki, and Bette Midler. After him are Haris Silajdžić, Patch Adams, Go Nagai, Levon Ter-Petrosyan, Debbie Harry, and George Smoot.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Douglas Osheroff ranks 1,346 out of 18,182Before him are Robert H. Grubbs (1942), Edward B. Lewis (1918), Carl Woese (1928), Florence Griffith Joyner (1959), Harry Harrison (1925), and William Standish Knowles (1917). After him are Robert Curl (1933), Virginia Henderson (1897), Ben Stiller (1965), Clyde Drexler (1962), Courtney Love (1964), and Michael Connelly (1956).

Among PHYSICISTS In United States

Among physicists born in United States, Douglas Osheroff ranks 56Before him are Julian Schwinger (1918), David J. Wineland (1944), John Hasbrouck Van Vleck (1899), Philip Warren Anderson (1923), Hugh David Politzer (1949), and Henry Way Kendall (1926). After him are George Smoot (1945), Samuel C. C. Ting (1936), David Gross (1941), William Daniel Phillips (1948), Kenneth G. Wilson (1936), and John Robert Schrieffer (1931).