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George E. Smith

1930 - Today

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George Elwood Smith (born May 10, 1930) is an American scientist, applied physicist, and co-inventor of the charge-coupled device (CCD). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George E. Smith has received more than 181,049 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 59 in 2019). George E. Smith is the 213th most popular physicist (down from 184th in 2019), the 998th most popular biography from United States (down from 824th in 2019) and the 43rd most popular American Physicist.

George E. Smith is most famous for being the founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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  • 60

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Among physicists, George E. Smith ranks 213 out of 717Before him are Herbert Kroemer, Francesco Maria Grimaldi, Simon van der Meer, Jerome Isaac Friedman, Vitaly Ginzburg, and Max Delbrück. After him are David Brewster, Ratko Janev, Georg von Békésy, Bertram Brockhouse, Tsung-Dao Lee, and Rolf Maximilian Sievert.

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Among people born in 1930, George E. Smith ranks 59Before him are Reinhard Selten, David Dacko, Princess Ragnhild, Mrs. Lorentzen, Gena Rowlands, Jerome Isaac Friedman, and Jean Rochefort. After him are Johan Galtung, Robert Aumann, Harvey Milk, Stanley Miller, Joanne Woodward, and Jesús Franco.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, George E. Smith ranks 998 out of 18,182Before him are Richard Thaler (1945), Vera Rubin (1928), Elliott Gould (1938), Richard Dreyfuss (1947), Willie Nelson (1933), and Herbie Hancock (1940). After him are Frank B. Kellogg (1856), Madam C. J. Walker (1867), Kobe Bryant (1978), Jim Belushi (1954), Walter Lippmann (1889), and Kevin Kline (1947).

Among PHYSICISTS In United States

Among physicists born in United States, George E. Smith ranks 43Before him are Frederick Reines (1918), Willis Lamb (1913), Arthur Leonard Schawlow (1921), David Lee (1931), Roy J. Glauber (1925), and Jerome Isaac Friedman (1930). After him are Clifford Shull (1915), John Vincent Atanasoff (1903), Melvin Schwartz (1932), Burton Richter (1931), Sheldon Lee Glashow (1932), and David Bohm (1992).