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 71,132 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Edoardo Amaldi is the 490th most popular physicist (down from 450th in 2019), the 2,554th most popular biography from Italy (down from 2,155th in 2019) and the 21st most popular Italian Physicist.

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Among physicists, Edoardo Amaldi ranks 490 out of 721Before him are Max Abraham, Laurent Cassegrain, Meghnad Saha, Clarence Zener, William Stanley Jr., and Alan Sokal. After him are Claude Pouillet, Albert Betz, Marietta Blau, Hiroshi Amano, Anton Zeilinger, and Giuseppe Occhialini.

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Among people born in 1908, Edoardo Amaldi ranks 159Before him are Michel Marcel Navratil, Elliott Carter, Fritz Fischer, Ho Jong-suk, Olga Benário Prestes, and Alfons Rebane. After him are Jorge Oteiza, Christa Schroeder, Lars-Erik Larsson, Štefan Čambal, Bengt Strömgren, and Elio Vittorini. Among people deceased in 1989, Edoardo Amaldi ranks 123Before him are Henri Sauguet, Edward Ochab, Georges Schehadé, Chen Boda, Luiz Gonzaga, and Kaj Franck. After him are Jean-Michel Charlier, Donald Barthelme, Maurice Evans, Halina Konopacka, Yuliya Solntseva, and Bernard-Marie Koltès.

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Among people born in Italy, Edoardo Amaldi ranks 2,554 out of 4,088Before him are Francesco Araja (1709), Eugenio Monti (1928), Paolo Mantegazza (1831), Gianfranco Ravasi (1942), Giuseppe Parini (1729), and Giovanni Goria (1943). After him are Giovanni Arrighi (1937), Sergio Castellitto (1953), Giovanni Domenico Maraldi (1709), Marcus Aurelius Cotta (-150), Attilio Ferraris (1904), and Giovanni Artusi (1540).


Among physicists born in Italy, Edoardo Amaldi ranks 21Before him are Gabriele Veneziano (1942), Bruno Rossi (1905), Giovanni Battista Amici (1786), Richard Mollier (1863), Federico Faggin (1941), and Macedonio Melloni (1798). After him are Giuseppe Occhialini (1907), Nicola Cabibbo (1935), Augusto Righi (1850), Antonio Pacinotti (1841), Giovanni Giorgi (1871), and Carlo Rovelli (1956).