Melvin Schwartz

1932 - 2006

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Melvin Schwartz (; November 2, 1932 – August 28, 2006) was an American physicist. He shared the 1988 Nobel Prize in Physics with Leon M. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Melvin Schwartz has received more than 110,010 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia. Melvin Schwartz is the 230th most popular physicist (down from 196th in 2019), the 1,045th most popular biography from United States (down from 912th in 2019) and the 46th most popular Physicist.

Melvin Schwartz is most famous for his work on the neutrino. He was the co-winner of the 1988 Nobel Prize in Physics.

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Among physicists, Melvin Schwartz ranks 230 out of 717Before him are John Kendrew, Chien-Shiung Wu, Alexander Prokhorov, John Vincent Atanasoff, Carl von Linde, and Nevill Francis Mott. After him are Allan MacLeod Cormack, Jim Peebles, Abdus Salam, Burton Richter, Sheldon Lee Glashow, and Claude-Louis Navier.

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Among people born in 1932, Melvin Schwartz ranks 59Before him are Francis Lai, Zito, V. S. Naipaul, Nam June Paik, Harriet Andersson, and Algirdas Brazauskas. After him are John Updike, Anatoliy Solovianenko, Nagisa Oshima, Peter Eisenman, Pier Angeli, and Sheldon Lee Glashow. Among people deceased in 2006, Melvin Schwartz ranks 41Before him are Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Muriel Spark, Tāufaʻāhau Tupou IV, Shelley Winters, Bülent Ecevit, and Nam June Paik. After him are Alida Valli, Telmo Zarra, P. W. Botha, Robert Bruce Merrifield, Zoia Ceaușescu, and Shohei Imamura.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Melvin Schwartz ranks 1,045 out of 18,182Before him are Ronald Dworkin (1931), John McCarthy (1927), Harry Markowitz (1927), Clifford D. Simak (1904), John Vincent Atanasoff (1903), and Gary Sinise (1955). After him are Anjelica Huston (1951), Elisha Otis (1811), Michelle Obama (1964), Jerome Karle (1918), Harvey Milk (1930), and Burt Young (1940).

Among PHYSICISTS In United States

Among physicists born in United States, Melvin Schwartz ranks 46Before him are David Lee (1931), Roy J. Glauber (1925), Jerome Isaac Friedman (1930), George E. Smith (1930), Clifford Shull (1915), and John Vincent Atanasoff (1903). After him are Burton Richter (1931), Sheldon Lee Glashow (1932), David Bohm (1992), Julian Schwinger (1918), David J. Wineland (1944), and John Hasbrouck Van Vleck (1899).