Jerome Isaac Friedman

1930 - Today

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Jerome Isaac Friedman (born March 28, 1930) is an American physicist. He is institute professor and professor of physics, emeritus, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He won the 1990 Nobel Prize in Physics along with Henry Kendall and Richard Taylor, "for their pioneering investigations concerning deep inelastic scattering of electrons on protons and bound neutrons, which have been of essential importance for the development of the quark model in particle physics.", work which showed an internal structure for protons later known to be quarks. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jerome Isaac Friedman has received more than 209,006 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 59 in 2019). Jerome Isaac Friedman is the 215th most popular physicist (down from 211th in 2019), the 843rd most popular biography from United States (up from 988th in 2019) and the 40th most popular American Physicist.

Jerome Isaac Friedman is most famous for his work in physics, specifically for his work in quantum electrodynamics. He is also known for his work in the field of optics and lasers.

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  • 63

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Over the past year Jerome Isaac Friedman has had the most page views in the with 21,200 views, followed by Italian (5,397), and Chinese (3,239). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Italian (114.08%), Hakka (105.59%), and Korean (86.16%)


Among physicists, Jerome Isaac Friedman ranks 215 out of 851Before him are James Cronin, David J. Thouless, David Lee, Arthur Ashkin, Yoichiro Nambu, and Abdus Salam. After him are Leon Cooper, Clifford Shull, Chien-Shiung Wu, Norman Foster Ramsey Jr., Vitaly Ginzburg, and John L. Hall.

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Among people born in 1930, Jerome Isaac Friedman ranks 52Before him are Félix Guattari, Lorin Maazel, Robert Wagner, Jean Rochefort, Armin Mueller-Stahl, and Carlos Kleiber. After him are Leon Cooper, Adunis, Moustapha Akkad, Yves Chauvin, Tippi Hedren, and Anton LaVey.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jerome Isaac Friedman ranks 843 out of 20,380Before him are Victor Fleming (1889), Mark David Chapman (1955), Mark Margolis (1939), Ray Manzarek (1939), Stanley B. Prusiner (1942), and Wes Craven (1939). After him are Benny Goodman (1909), Martin Seligman (1942), Robert Venturi (1925), Lex Barker (1919), John J. Pershing (1860), and Dorothea Lange (1895).

Among PHYSICISTS In United States

Among physicists born in United States, Jerome Isaac Friedman ranks 40Before him are David J. Wineland (1944), Arthur Leonard Schawlow (1921), Robert Hofstadter (1915), James Cronin (1931), David Lee (1931), and Arthur Ashkin (1922). After him are Leon Cooper (1930), Clifford Shull (1915), Norman Foster Ramsey Jr. (1915), John L. Hall (1934), John Clauser (1942), and Murray Gell-Mann (1929).