Joseph Polchinski

1954 - 2018

Joseph Polchinski

Joseph Gerard Polchinski Jr. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joseph Polchinski has received more than 162,722 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 636th most popular physicist.

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  • 160k

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  • 38.54

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.68

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.87

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among physicists, Joseph Polchinski ranks 635 out of 659Before him are Helen Quinn, Robert Serber, Leona Woods, Juan Martín Maldacena, Abhay Ashtekar, and Emil Wolf. After him are Alfred Ewing, Miguel Alcubierre, Raymond Gosling, Cumrun Vafa, Albert-László Barabási, and Shirley Ann Jackson.

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Among people born in 1954, Joseph Polchinski ranks 353Before him are Patricia Belcher, Jorge Mendonça, Vasily Tsibliyev, Jim Duggan, Cherie Blair, and Rüdiger Schnuphase. After him are Andrei Sannikov, Jerry Mateparae, Ulrich Walter, Adam Ant, João Carlos de Oliveira, and Umberto Guidoni. Among people deceased in 2018, Joseph Polchinski ranks 369Before him are John Perry Barlow, Jānis Bojārs, Emil Wolf, Bill Slater, Kuldip Nayar, and Vibeke Skofterud. After him are Lassie Lou Ahern, Tulsi Giri, Jim Neidhart, Oliver Knussen, Katie Boyle, and Asma Jahangir.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Joseph Polchinski ranks 8,094 out of 12,171Before him are Andy Hertzfeld (1953), Nick Robinson (1995), Ray Collins (1889), James LoMenzo (1959), Roberta Williams (1953), and Tom Watson (1949). After him are Naya Rivera (1987), Peter Shor (1959), Jason Wiles (1970), Bill Hader (1978), Sally Struthers (1947), and Jane Colden (1724).

Among PHYSICISTS In United States

Among physicists born in United States, Joseph Polchinski ranks 134Before him are Daniel Kleppner (1932), Seymour Benzer (1921), John Clauser (1942), Edith Clarke (1883), Robert Serber (1909), and Leona Woods (1919). After him are Shirley Ann Jackson (1946), David Bohm (1992), Howard Georgi (1947), John C. Baez (1961), Nima Arkani-Hamed (1972), and John Archibald Wheeler (2008).