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Mary K. Gaillard

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Mary Katharine Gaillard (born April 1, 1939) is an American theoretical physicist. Her focus is on particle physics. She is a professor of the graduate school at the University of California, Berkeley, a member of the Berkeley Center for Theoretical Physics, and visiting scientist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. She was Berkeley's first tenured female physicist.Her important contributions include prediction of the mass of the charm quark prior to its discovery (with B. W. Lee); prediction of 3-jet events (with J. Ellis and G.G. Ross); and prediction of b-quark mass (with M.S. Chanowitz and J. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mary K. Gaillard has received more than 35,236 page views. Her biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Mary K. Gaillard is the 743rd most popular physicist (down from 697th in 2019), the 11,184th most popular biography from United States (down from 10,065th in 2019) and the 165th most popular American Physicist.

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Among physicists, Mary K. Gaillard ranks 743 out of 717Before her are Emil Wolf, Sverker Johansson, Albert-László Barabási, Bertrand Halperin, Seth Neddermeyer, and John Houghton. After her are Werner Israel, Juan Ignacio Cirac Sasturain, Edwin Thompson Jaynes, Brian Cox, Udupi Ramachandra Rao, and Norris Bradbury.

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Among people born in 1939, Mary K. Gaillard ranks 516Before her are Bill Toomey, Sonny Fortune, Richard Zare, Nanda, David Hobbs, and David Allan Coe. After her are Rhodri Morgan, Jerry Butler, Seán Brady, Betty Everett, Cleavon Little, and Salvatore Nunnari.

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Among people born in United States, Mary K. Gaillard ranks 11,184 out of 18,182Before her are Chris Ellis (1956), Norman Dello Joio (1913), Jerry Adler (1929), Emma Caulfield (1973), Eleanor Garatti (1909), and Dustin Farnum (1874). After her are Danny Masterson (1976), Dennis Kucinich (1946), Reiko Aylesworth (1972), Ivan Brown (1908), Lamar Alexander (1940), and Aileen Pringle (1895).

Among PHYSICISTS In United States

Among physicists born in United States, Mary K. Gaillard ranks 165Before her are Marcia Neugebauer (1932), James Hartle (1939), Daniel Kleppner (1932), Robert Serber (1909), Bertrand Halperin (1941), and Seth Neddermeyer (1907). After her are Edwin Thompson Jaynes (1922), Norris Bradbury (1909), Nima Arkani-Hamed (1972), Herbert Goldstein (1922), Richard A. Muller (1944), and Howard Georgi (1947).