Katharine Burr Blodgett

1898 - 1979

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Katharine Burr Blodgett (January 10, 1898 – October 12, 1979) was an American physicist and chemist known for her work on surface chemistry, in particular her invention of "invisible" or nonreflective glass while working at General Electric. She was the first woman to be awarded a Ph.D. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Katharine Burr Blodgett has received more than 79,021 page views. Her biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Katharine Burr Blodgett is the 477th most popular physicist (up from 502nd in 2019), the 3,824th most popular biography from United States and the 93rd most popular American Physicist.

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Among physicists, Katharine Burr Blodgett ranks 477 out of 721Before her are Eric Allin Cornell, Jules Jamin, Yulii Khariton, Ralph H. Fowler, Yuval Ne'eman, and John Robison. After her are Robert Brout, Pyotr Lebedev, Richard C. Tolman, Anatoly Alexandrov, Boris Rosing, and Paul Davies.

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Among people born in 1898, Katharine Burr Blodgett ranks 127Before her are Franz Bäke, Mikhail Koltsov, Lily Pons, Carl-Gustaf Rossby, Irene Dunne, and Dámaso Alonso. After her are Alfred Schmidt, Mikhail Koshkin, Armand Hammer, Anthony McAuliffe, Princess Marie-Auguste of Anhalt, and Alfons Gorbach. Among people deceased in 1979, Katharine Burr Blodgett ranks 113Before her are Vsevolod Bobrov, George Seaton, Antun Augustinčić, Ferenc Nagy, Alfred Deller, and Lothar Wolleh. After her are Ethel Smith, Georges Florovsky, Leonid Bykov, Ted Cassidy, Ludwig Renn, and Zhang Guotao.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Katharine Burr Blodgett ranks 3,824 out of 15,968Before her are Don Nelson (1940), Tuesday Weld (1943), Frederick Wiseman (1930), Frank James (1843), Rick Hoffman (1970), and Peter Cetera (1944). After her are Sarah Michelle Gellar (1977), Corey Taylor (1973), Ciara (1985), Julia Robinson (1919), Tia Carrere (1967), and Dana Andrews (1909).

Among PHYSICISTS In United States

Among physicists born in United States, Katharine Burr Blodgett ranks 93Before her are John G. Trump (1907), John Henry Schwarz (1941), Grote Reber (1911), Saul Perlmutter (1959), Maurice Karnaugh (1924), and Eric Allin Cornell (1961). After her are Robert Brout (1928), Richard C. Tolman (1881), Clarence Zener (1905), William Stanley Jr. (1858), Alan Sokal (1955), and Samuel T. Cohen (1921).