Evelyn Fox Keller

1936 - 2023

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Evelyn Fox Keller (March 20, 1936 – September 22, 2023) was an American physicist, author, and feminist. She was Professor Emerita of History and Philosophy of Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Keller's early work concentrated at the intersection of physics and biology. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Evelyn Fox Keller has received more than 117,484 page views. Her biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Evelyn Fox Keller is the 416th most popular physicist (up from 603rd in 2019), the 2,800th most popular biography from United States (up from 6,118th in 2019) and the 83rd most popular American Physicist.

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Among physicists, Evelyn Fox Keller ranks 416 out of 851Before her are Sergey Ivanovich Vavilov, Vladimir Chelomey, Henri Tresca, Fabiola Gianotti, Robert Serber, and Heinrich Wilhelm Dove. After her are Yulii Khariton, Arpad Elo, Leonard Susskind, Jacob Bekenstein, Louis Paul Cailletet, and Johanna Budwig.

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Among people born in 1936, Evelyn Fox Keller ranks 162Before her are Klaus Kinkel, Joaquín Peiró, Ziaur Rahman, Ferran Olivella, Dacia Maraini, and Buddy Guy. After her are Leonid Kuravlyov, Aharon Barak, Slava Metreveli, Dyanne Thorne, Gabriel Matzneff, and William Levada. Among people deceased in 2023, Evelyn Fox Keller ranks 198Before her are Josep Maria Fusté, Petar Nadoveza, Odilon Polleunis, Paul Reubens, Amitai Etzioni, and Valentina Ponomaryova. After her are Antonio Juliano, Niels Holst-Sørensen, Andre Braugher, Solomon Perel, M. S. Swaminathan, and Geraldo Majella Agnelo.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Evelyn Fox Keller ranks 2,800 out of 20,380Before her are Huey Lewis (1950), Estelle Getty (1923), Derrick Rose (1988), Joshua Fishman (1926), Melissa McBride (1965), and Erroll Garner (1923). After her are Monica Potter (1971), Rex Tillerson (1952), Chet Atkins (1924), Carmen Dell'Orefice (1931), Helen Parkhurst (1886), and Frank Miller (1957).

Among PHYSICISTS In United States

Among physicists born in United States, Evelyn Fox Keller ranks 83Before her are Robert Brout (1928), Edward Witten (1951), Chester Carlson (1906), Nick Holonyak (1928), Edwin Hall (1855), and Robert Serber (1909). After her are Leonard Susskind (1940), Saul Perlmutter (1959), Karl Guthe Jansky (1905), Robert J. Van de Graaff (1901), Philip Morrison (1915), and Douglas Hofstadter (1945).