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Douglas Osheroff

1945 - Today

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Douglas Dean Osheroff (born August 1, 1945) is a 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 82,509 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 51 in 2019). Douglas Osheroff is the 350th most popular physicist (down from 263rd in 2019), the 2,202nd most popular biography from United States (down from 1,139th in 2019) and the 68th most popular American Physicist.

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Among PHYSICISTS

Among physicists, Douglas Osheroff ranks 350 out of 721Before him are Abram Ioffe, Walter H. Schottky, Walter A. Shewhart, Eugen Goldstein, Gaston Planté, and William Sturgeon. After him are John Theophilus Desaguliers, Georg Wilhelm Richmann, Edward Witten, Johann Heinrich Schulze, Edwin Hall, and Steven Chu.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1945, Douglas Osheroff ranks 112Before him are Barbara Carrera, Bobby Solo, Jaclyn Smith, Bob Gunton, Christophe, and Alain Juppé. After him are Kim Carnes, Christoph Schönborn, Raymond E. Feist, Anatoly Fomenko, John Garang, and Ernie Hudson.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Douglas Osheroff ranks 2,202 out of 15,968Before him are Siri Hustvedt (1955), Vincent Schiavelli (1948), Yaphet Kotto (1939), Joe Lynn Turner (1951), Gary Ridgway (1949), and Betty Friedan (1921). After him are Irvin Kershner (1923), Edith Head (1897), Daniel Ellsberg (1931), J. C. R. Licklider (1915), Jon Favreau (1966), and Edward Witten (1951).

Among PHYSICISTS In United States

Among physicists born in United States, Douglas Osheroff ranks 68Before him are Luis Walter Alvarez (1911), David J. Wineland (1944), William Daniel Phillips (1948), David Gross (1941), John C. Mather (1946), and Walter A. Shewhart (1891). After him are Edward Witten (1951), Edwin Hall (1855), Steven Chu (1948), Robert W. Wood (1868), Leonard Susskind (1940), and Ralph Asher Alpher (1921).