Frank J. Tipler

1947 - Today

Frank J. Tipler

Frank Jennings Tipler (born February 1, 1947) is an American mathematical physicist and cosmologist, holding a joint appointment in the Departments of Mathematics and Physics at Tulane University. Tipler has written books and papers on the Omega Point based on Pierre Teilhard de Chardin's religious ideas, which he claims is a mechanism for the resurrection of the dead. He is also known for his theories on the Tipler cylinder time machine. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frank J. Tipler has received more than 207,270 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 556th most popular physicist.

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Among physicists, Frank J. Tipler ranks 555 out of 659Before him are John C. Slater, Gordon Gould, Zoltán Lajos Bay, Balthasar van der Pol, Michael Berry, and Jim Peebles. After him are Brandon Carter, Franco Rasetti, Gerard K. O'Neill, Julius Wess, Boris Borisovich Golitsyn, and Abraham Alikhanov.

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Among people born in 1947, Frank J. Tipler ranks 314Before him are Gunter Demnig, Rémi Brague, Gerald McRaney, David Mamet, Luis Ángel González Macchi, and Ján Pivarník. After him are Lydia Davis, Ian Scheckter, Stephen Collins, Michael McKean, Gunnar Hansen, and Michael Ignatieff.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Frank J. Tipler ranks 5,013 out of 12,171Before him are Emma Roberts (1991), Shirley Booth (1898), Charles Demuth (1883), Amy Madigan (1950), Annabella Sciorra (1960), and Bradley Whitford (1959). After him are Joe Lieberman (1942), George Murdock (1897), Lydia Davis (1947), Budd Boetticher (1916), Al Kooper (1944), and Anna Louise Strong (1885).

Among PHYSICISTS In United States

Among physicists born in United States, Frank J. Tipler ranks 107Before him are Alan Sokal (1955), Theodore Lyman IV (1874), Ira Sprague Bowen (1898), Mildred Dresselhaus (1930), John C. Slater (1900), and Gordon Gould (1920). After him are Gerard K. O'Neill (1927), Clyde Cowan (1919), Henry Augustus Rowland (1848), James Hansen (1941), Edward Condon (1902), and William Higinbotham (1910).