J. Michael Kosterlitz

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J. Michael Kosterlitz

John Michael Kosterlitz (born June 22, 1943) is a British-American physicist. He is a professor of physics at Brown University and the son of biochemist Hans Kosterlitz. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of J. Michael Kosterlitz has received more than 140,087 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 321st most popular physicist.

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  • 140k

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  • 56.49

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 49

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.17

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.70

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among physicists, J. Michael Kosterlitz ranks 320 out of 659Before him are Yakov Zeldovich, Luis Walter Alvarez, Vladimir Shukhov, James Jeans, Pascual Jordan, and Jacques-Arsène d'Arsonval. After him are Paul Drude, William Sturgeon, Robert J. Van de Graaff, Otto Robert Frisch, George Uhlenbeck, and Franz Ernst Neumann.

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Among people born in 1943, J. Michael Kosterlitz ranks 100Before him are Jean-Claude Killy, Barış Manço, Peter Sauber, Scott Walker, René Préval, and Hervé Villechaize. After him are Reinaldo Arenas, Carmen Argenziano, Holland Taylor, Robert Lefkowitz, Finn E. Kydland, and Michael Spence.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, J. Michael Kosterlitz ranks 1,122 out of 5,347Before him are Angus Deaton (1945), Dave Evans (1953), Lewis Hamilton (1985), John Kay (1704), Frank Lampard (1978), and John Gay (1685). After him are John Charles (1931), Pete Postlethwaite (1946), John Adams (1767), Seamus Heaney (1939), William Sturgeon (1783), and C. Northcote Parkinson (1909).

Among PHYSICISTS In United Kingdom

Among physicists born in United Kingdom, J. Michael Kosterlitz ranks 41Before him are Daniel Rutherford (1749), Peter Mansfield (1933), Stephen Hales (1677), Freeman Dyson (1923), John Stewart Bell (1928), and James Jeans (1877). After him are William Sturgeon (1783), William Whewell (1794), John Henry Poynting (1852), William Watson (1715), Louis Harold Gray (1905), and Duncan Haldane (1951).