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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 68,344 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). John N. Bahcall is the 485th most popular astronomer (down from 425th in 2019), the 8,984th most popular biography from United States (down from 6,196th in 2019) and the 105th most popular American Astronomer.

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Among ASTRONOMERS

Among astronomers, John N. Bahcall ranks 485 out of 532Before her are Thomas Bopp, Kazuro Watanabe, György Kulin, David C. Jewitt, Thomas Brisbane, and A. E. Douglass. After her are Edward S. Holden, John Broughton, Roy A. Tucker, Hiroshi Kaneda, Robert H. McNaught, and Alan Hale.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1934, John N. Bahcall ranks 393Before her are Stanton T. Friedman, Nidal Al Achkar, Curtis Fuller, Juan Manuel Bordeu, Alberto Rodriguez Larreta, and Jim Inhofe. After her are Paddy Driver, David Halberstam, Shyam Benegal, Ruskin Bond, George Follmer, and Eddie Harris. Among people deceased in 2005, John N. Bahcall ranks 261Before her are Spencer Dryden, Paul Winchell, Ruth Hussey, Arnold Denker, Debra Hill, and Eugenia Charles. After her are Ismail Merchant, Sheree North, Raoul Bott, R. L. Burnside, Adrian Biddle, and Herbert Goldstein.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John N. Bahcall ranks 8,984 out of 15,968Before her are Lamar Alexander (1940), Bridget Regan (1982), Scott McCloud (1960), Jason Schwartzman (1980), Ethan Phillips (1955), and Robert S. Langer (1948). After her are Robert Cormier (1925), Claire McDowell (1877), Bob Bryan (1978), Les Baxter (1922), Larry Miller (1953), and Annette Charles (1948).

Among ASTRONOMERS In United States

Among astronomers born in United States, John N. Bahcall ranks 105Before her are Matthew Fontaine Maury (1806), Marc Aaronson (1950), Helen Sawyer Hogg (1905), Carolyn Porco (1953), Thomas Bopp (1949), and A. E. Douglass (1867). After her are Edward S. Holden (1846), Roy A. Tucker (1951), Charles W. Juels (1944), Scott S. Sheppard (1977), Geoffrey Marcy (1954), and Chad Trujillo (1973).