Giuseppe Occhialini

1907 - 1993

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Giuseppe Paolo Stanislao "Beppo" Occhialini ForMemRS (Italian pronunciation: [dʒuˈzɛppe okkjaˈliːni]; 5 December 1907 – 30 December 1993) was an Italian physicist who contributed to the discovery of the pion or pi-meson decay in 1947 with César Lattes and Cecil Frank Powell, the latter winning the Nobel Prize in Physics for this work. At the time of this discovery, they were all working at the H. H. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giuseppe Occhialini has received more than 52,502 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Giuseppe Occhialini is the 496th most popular physicist (down from 487th in 2019), the 2,582nd most popular biography from Italy (down from 2,278th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular Italian Physicist.

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Among physicists, Giuseppe Occhialini ranks 496 out of 721Before him are Edoardo Amaldi, Claude Pouillet, Albert Betz, Marietta Blau, Hiroshi Amano, and Anton Zeilinger. After him are Wallace Clement Sabine, Vladimir Steklov, Johann Gottlob Leidenfrost, Zygmunt Florenty Wróblewski, Nicola Cabibbo, and Augusto Righi.

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Among people born in 1907, Giuseppe Occhialini ranks 159Before him are Ethel Smith, Raymond Braine, Marcel Bezençon, James M. Gavin, Parvin E'tesami, and Helmut Walcha. After him are William Steig, Ursula Kuczynski, Luigi Beccali, Paul Magloire, Günter Eich, and Ilona Elek. Among people deceased in 1993, Giuseppe Occhialini ranks 120Before him are Valentina Grizodubova, Blaže Koneski, Clarence Zener, Sam Wanamaker, Wang Zhen, and Freya Stark. After him are Buddhadasa, Monte Melkonian, Eleanor Hibbert, Cyril Cusack, Wilhelm Gliese, and Anne Shirley.

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Among people born in Italy, Giuseppe Occhialini ranks 2,582 out of 4,088Before him are Carlo Rambaldi (1925), Renato Castellani (1913), Massimo Bontempelli (1878), Roberto Rosato (1943), Luigi Delneri (1950), and Giovanni Battista Donati (1826). After him are Fiorenzo Magni (1920), Liliana Segre (1930), Paolo Di Canio (1968), Teofilo Folengo (1491), Marcello Piacentini (1881), and Giuseppe Zanardelli (1826).


Among physicists born in Italy, Giuseppe Occhialini ranks 22Before him are Bruno Rossi (1905), Giovanni Battista Amici (1786), Richard Mollier (1863), Federico Faggin (1941), Macedonio Melloni (1798), and Edoardo Amaldi (1908). After him are Nicola Cabibbo (1935), Augusto Righi (1850), Antonio Pacinotti (1841), Giovanni Giorgi (1871), Carlo Rovelli (1956), and Carlo Alberto Castigliano (1847).