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Edoardo Amaldi

1908 - 1989

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Edoardo Amaldi (5 September 1908 – 5 December 1989) was an Italian physicist. He coined the term "neutrino" in conversations with Enrico Fermi distinguishing it from the heavier "neutron". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edoardo Amaldi has received more than 88,095 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Edoardo Amaldi is the 485th most popular physicist (up from 490th in 2019), the 2,685th most popular biography from Italy (down from 2,551st in 2019) and the 22nd most popular Italian Physicist.

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Among physicists, Edoardo Amaldi ranks 485 out of 717Before him are Maurice Karnaugh, William Stanley Jr., Pierre Victor Auger, Otto Lehmann, Ernest Marsden, and Jayant Narlikar. After him are Boris Podolsky, Laurent Cassegrain, Richard C. Tolman, Dennis W. Sciama, Pierre Weiss, and Arthur Jeffrey Dempster.

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Among people born in 1908, Edoardo Amaldi ranks 162Before him are Luis Regueiro, Winston Graham, Leo Sternbach, René Daumal, Elliott Carter, and Gideon Ståhlberg. After him are Olga Benário Prestes, Joseph Keilberth, Héctor Trujillo, Peg Entwistle, Krystyna Skarbek, and Elio Vittorini. Among people deceased in 1989, Edoardo Amaldi ranks 125Before him are Maurice Evans, Leyla Mammadbeyova, Anthony Quayle, Colin Clark, Huey P. Newton, and Choekyi Gyaltsen, 10th Panchen Lama. After him are Harold Jeffreys, Sourou-Migan Apithy, Kaj Franck, Imre Németh, Georges Schehadé, and Prince Wolfgang of Hesse.

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Among people born in Italy, Edoardo Amaldi ranks 2,685 out of 4,668Before him are Pino Donaggio (1941), Christoph Bartholomäus Anton Migazzi (1714), Enzo G. Castellari (1938), Tiziano Terzani (1938), Teodolfo Mertel (1806), and Giancarlo Antognoni (1954). After him are Giottino (1324), Fabrizio Ravanelli (1968), Giuseppe Acerbi (1773), Geki (1937), Carlo Cignani (1628), and Enrico Dante (1884).


Among physicists born in Italy, Edoardo Amaldi ranks 22Before him are Carlo Matteucci (1811), Federico Faggin (1941), Giovanni Battista Amici (1786), Bruno Rossi (1905), Richard Mollier (1863), and Giovanni Poleni (1683). After him are Giovanni Battista Beccaria (1716), Nicola Cabibbo (1935), Macedonio Melloni (1798), Carlo Rovelli (1956), Augusto Righi (1850), and Antonio Pacinotti (1841).