Owen Chamberlain

1920 - 2006

Owen Chamberlain

Owen Chamberlain (July 10, 1920 – February 28, 2006) was an American physicist, who shared with Emilio Segrè the Nobel Prize in Physics for the discovery of the antiproton, a sub-atomic antiparticle. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Owen Chamberlain has received more than 99,150 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 105th most popular physicist.

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Among physicists, Owen Chamberlain ranks 104 out of 659Before him are Eugene Wigner, Peter Debye, Charles Glover Barkla, Walther Bothe, Anders Jonas Ångström, and Arno Allan Penzias. After him are Augustin-Jean Fresnel, C. V. Raman, J. Hans D. Jensen, George Paget Thomson, Ernest Lawrence, and Barry Barish.

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Among people born in 1920, Owen Chamberlain ranks 16Before him are Farouk of Egypt, Paul Celan, Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, Traudl Junge, Melina Mercouri, and Juan Antonio Samaranch. After him are Amália Rodrigues, Charlie Parker, Nicolaas Bloembergen, Gianni Rodari, Boris Vian, and Éric Rohmer. Among people deceased in 2006, Owen Chamberlain ranks 15Before him are Stanisław Lem, Alfredo Stroessner, Saparmurat Niyazov, Oriana Fallaci, Philippe Noiret, and Heinrich Harrer. After him are Desmond Doss, György Ligeti, Syd Barrett, Bülent Ecevit, Clay Regazzoni, and Steve Irwin.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Owen Chamberlain ranks 340 out of 12,171Before him are Sydney Pollack (1934), Glenn Miller (1904), Rock Hudson (1925), Calvin Klein (1942), Robert Johnson (1911), and William S. Burroughs (1914). After him are Martin Sheen (1940), Paul Auster (1947), George R. R. Martin (1948), George Herbert Mead (1863), J. P. Morgan (1837), and Dianne Wiest (1946).

Among PHYSICISTS In United States

Among physicists born in United States, Owen Chamberlain ranks 8Before him are Robert Andrews Millikan (1868), Carl David Anderson (1905), J. Robert Oppenheimer (1904), John Bardeen (1908), Clinton Davisson (1881), and Arthur Compton (1892). After him are Ernest Lawrence (1901), Barry Barish (1936), Percy Williams Bridgman (1882), Murray Gell-Mann (1929), John Robert Schrieffer (1931), and Ben Roy Mottelson (1926).