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John N. Bahcall

1934 - 2005

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John Norris Bahcall (December 30, 1934 – August 17, 2005) was an American astrophysicist, best known for his contributions to the solar neutrino problem, the development of the Hubble Space Telescope and for his leadership and development of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John N. Bahcall has received more than 85,288 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). John N. Bahcall is the 485th most popular astronomer (down from 484th in 2019), the 8,592nd most popular biography from United States (up from 8,967th in 2019) and the 105th most popular American Astronomer.

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Among astronomers, John N. Bahcall ranks 485 out of 531Before her are Claes-Ingvar Lagerkvist, Arno Arthur Wachmann, Yuji Hyakutake, Grove Karl Gilbert, Walter Frederick Gale, and Ľudmila Pajdušáková. After her are Wilhelm Anderson, Richard A. Proctor, James Challis, Cuno Hoffmeister, Mary Adela Blagg, and Eva Ahnert-Rohlfs.

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Among people born in 1934, John N. Bahcall ranks 414Before her are Ihor Rybak, Dave Mackay, Alberto Bevilacqua, Giuseppina Leone, Fernando José de França Dias Van-Dúnem, and Hilla Limann. After her are Stanton T. Friedman, Piers Anthony, Florence Henderson, Ayla Erduran, Guillermo Sepúlveda, and Victor Argo. Among people deceased in 2005, John N. Bahcall ranks 274Before her are Derek Bailey, David Lange, Dahlia Ravikovitch, Ihor Rybak, Leonid Shamkovich, and Paul Winchell. After her are Givi Nodia, Spencer Dryden, M. Scott Peck, Wolfgang Blochwitz, Eugene J. Martin, and Richard Doll.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John N. Bahcall ranks 8,592 out of 18,182Before her are John Berryman (1914), Scott Turow (1949), Andrea Parker (1970), Ray Bryant (1931), Jack McDevitt (1935), and Verna Felton (1890). After her are Vinnie Moore (1964), Alfred Romer (1894), Steve Schirripa (1958), Edwin Hedley (1864), Chris Stein (1950), and Debra Mooney (1947).

Among ASTRONOMERS In United States

Among astronomers born in United States, John N. Bahcall ranks 105Before her are Carolyn Porco (1953), Royal Harwood Frost (1879), Edward S. Holden (1846), DeLisle Stewart (1870), Charles Augustus Young (1834), and Grove Karl Gilbert (1843). After her are Irwin I. Shapiro (1929), David L. Rabinowitz (1960), Roy A. Tucker (1951), Marc Aaronson (1950), Helen Sawyer Hogg (1905), and Thomas Bopp (1949).