Irwin I. Shapiro

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Irwin Ira Shapiro (born October 10, 1929 in New York City) is an American astrophysicist and Timken University Professor at Harvard University. He has been a professor at Harvard since 1982. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Irwin I. Shapiro has received more than 43,090 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Irwin I. Shapiro is the 492nd most popular astronomer (down from 443rd in 2019), the 8,955th most popular biography from United States (down from 7,324th in 2019) and the 106th most popular Astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Irwin I. Shapiro ranks 492 out of 531Before him are Wilhelm Anderson, Richard A. Proctor, James Challis, Cuno Hoffmeister, Mary Adela Blagg, and Eva Ahnert-Rohlfs. After him are David L. Rabinowitz, Roy A. Tucker, Hisashi Kimura, Marc Aaronson, Helen Sawyer Hogg, and Robert H. McNaught.

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Among people born in 1929, Irwin I. Shapiro ranks 421Before him are Olga Tass, Elizabeth Spriggs, Remco Campert, Yozhef Betsa, Francisco Zuluaga, and Ödön Földessy. After him are Dick Clark, Red Amick, Ivor Allchurch, Ali Mirzaei, Nirmala Deshpande, and Clyde Lovellette.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Irwin I. Shapiro ranks 8,955 out of 18,182Before him are Richard Olney (1835), Earl Scruggs (1924), Sylvester Graham (1794), Anikka Albrite (1988), Andrea Martin (1947), and Robert Surtees (1906). After him are William H. Keeler (1931), Seymour Benzer (1921), Spencer Haywood (1949), Peyton List (1986), Evan Handler (1961), and Loleatta Holloway (1946).

Among ASTRONOMERS In United States

Among astronomers born in United States, Irwin I. Shapiro ranks 106Before him are Royal Harwood Frost (1879), Edward S. Holden (1846), DeLisle Stewart (1870), Charles Augustus Young (1834), Grove Karl Gilbert (1843), and John N. Bahcall (1934). After him are David L. Rabinowitz (1960), Roy A. Tucker (1951), Marc Aaronson (1950), Helen Sawyer Hogg (1905), Thomas Bopp (1949), and Charles W. Juels (1944).