Frank J. Tipler

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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 280,751 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Frank J. Tipler is the 565th most popular physicist (down from 555th in 2019), the 5,346th most popular biography from United States (down from 5,008th in 2019) and the 110th most popular American Physicist.

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Among physicists, Frank J. Tipler ranks 565 out of 721Before him are Victor J. Stenger, Lev Artsimovich, Nicholas Kurti, John Lennard-Jones, Marcel Brillouin, and Ludvig Faddeev. After him are Théophile de Donder, Georg Adolf Erman, William Higinbotham, Gustav Mie, Carlo Rovelli, and Brandon Carter.

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Among people born in 1947, Frank J. Tipler ranks 342Before him are Steven Holl, Betty Buckley, Miguel Ángel González Suárez, Bunny Wailer, Clare Torry, and Alain Bashung. After him are Daishiro Yoshimura, Lydia Davis, Warren Clarke, Nolan Ryan, Kim Campbell, and Abraham Laboriel.

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Among people born in United States, Frank J. Tipler ranks 5,346 out of 15,968Before him are Richard Lynch (1940), Abraham Polonsky (1910), William Lloyd Garrison (1805), Lizzo (1988), Jack LaLanne (1914), and Honus Wagner (1874). After him are Suzy Amis Cameron (1962), Beth Hart (1972), Ronee Blakley (1945), Jack Finney (1911), Lydia Davis (1947), and Zendaya (1996).

Among PHYSICISTS In United States

Among physicists born in United States, Frank J. Tipler ranks 110Before him are Gordon Gould (1920), Robert Mills (1927), Charles Kittel (1916), Ira Sprague Bowen (1898), Mildred Dresselhaus (1930), and Victor J. Stenger (1935). After him are William Higinbotham (1910), Harold Agnew (1921), Lawrence M. Krauss (1954), Edith Clarke (1883), Frank Oppenheimer (1912), and Brian Greene (1963).