Leon Cooper

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Leon Cooper

Leon N. Cooper (born February 28, 1930) is an American physicist and Nobel Prize laureate who, with John Bardeen and John Robert Schrieffer, developed the BCS theory of superconductivity. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leon Cooper has received more than 164,846 page views. His biography is available in 64 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 145th most popular physicist.

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Among physicists, Leon Cooper ranks 144 out of 659Before him are Emilio Segrè, Felix Bloch, Hannes Alfvén, Hideki Yukawa, Georges Charpak, and Donald A. Glaser. After him are Julius von Mayer, Isidor Isaac Rabi, Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, Hans Bethe, Javier Solana, and Benoît Paul Émile Clapeyron.

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Among people born in 1930, Leon Cooper ranks 31Before him are Maximilian Schell, Ion Iliescu, Niki de Saint Phalle, Claude Chabrol, Silvana Mangano, and Tu Youyou. After him are Bernie Ecclestone, Richard Harris, Gena Rowlands, Edsger W. Dijkstra, Gary Becker, and George E. Smith.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Leon Cooper ranks 504 out of 12,171Before him are Donald A. Glaser (1926), Dennis Ritchie (1941), Joan Crawford (1904), Jessica Lange (1949), Theodore William Richards (1868), and Oprah Winfrey (1954). After him are Jennifer Aniston (1969), Eugene O'Neill (1888), Jeff Bezos (1964), Christopher Reeve (1952), Nat King Cole (1919), and Danny Trejo (1944).

Among PHYSICISTS In United States

Among physicists born in United States, Leon Cooper ranks 17Before him are Percy Williams Bridgman (1882), Murray Gell-Mann (1929), John Robert Schrieffer (1931), Ben Roy Mottelson (1926), Joseph Henry (1797), and Donald A. Glaser (1926). After him are Willis Lamb (1913), Josiah Willard Gibbs (1839), Benjamin Thompson (1753), Kip Thorne (1940), Martin Lewis Perl (1927), and Steven Weinberg (1933).