Martin Lewis Perl

1927 - 2014

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Martin Lewis Perl (June 24, 1927 – September 30, 2014) was an American chemical engineer and physicist who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1995 for his discovery of the tau lepton. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Martin Lewis Perl has received more than 163,487 page views. His biography is available in 69 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 65 in 2019). Martin Lewis Perl is the 178th most popular physicist (down from 150th in 2019), the 658th most popular biography from United States (down from 639th in 2019) and the 23rd most popular American Physicist.

Martin Lewis Perl is most famous for winning the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1995.

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Over the past year Martin Lewis Perl has had the most page views in the with 14,235 views, followed by Chinese (4,019), and Russian (2,286). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Hakka (200.00%), Haitian (99.42%), and Gujarati (91.32%)


Among physicists, Martin Lewis Perl ranks 178 out of 851Before him are George E. Smith, Tsung-Dao Lee, Rosalyn Sussman Yalow, Emilio Segrè, Polykarp Kusch, and Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar. After him are Alexander Prokhorov, Satyendra Nath Bose, James Rainwater, Alexei Alexeyevich Abrikosov, Igor Tamm, and Martinus J. G. Veltman.

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Among people born in 1927, Martin Lewis Perl ranks 30Before him are Simone Veil, Hubert de Givenchy, Robert Hossein, Marshall Warren Nirenberg, Gilbert Bécaud, and Maurice Béjart. After him are Juliette Gréco, John McCarthy, Rosalynn Carter, Raúl Alfonsín, Manfred Eigen, and Princess Joséphine Charlotte of Belgium. Among people deceased in 2014, Martin Lewis Perl ranks 30Before him are Queen Fabiola of Belgium, Richard Attenborough, H. R. Giger, Harold Ramis, Richard Kiel, and Gary Becker. After him are Adolfo Suárez, Lorin Maazel, Jack Brabham, Masaru Emoto, Maya Angelou, and Daniel Keyes.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Martin Lewis Perl ranks 658 out of 20,380Before him are George Minot (1885), Gary Becker (1930), Matthew C. Perry (1794), John Glenn (1921), Billy Graham (1918), and Joe Louis (1914). After him are Michael Crichton (1942), James Rainwater (1917), Dolly Parton (1946), George Peppard (1928), Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811), and Bill Bixby (1934).

Among PHYSICISTS In United States

Among physicists born in United States, Martin Lewis Perl ranks 23Before him are Kip Thorne (1940), Arthur Compton (1892), Hugh Everett III (1930), Melvin Schwartz (1932), George E. Smith (1930), and Rosalyn Sussman Yalow (1921). After him are James Rainwater (1917), Josiah Willard Gibbs (1839), Charles H. Townes (1915), David Bohm (1992), Benjamin Thompson (1753), and Robert H. Goddard (1882).