Robert H. Dicke

1916 - 1997

Robert H. Dicke

Robert Henry Dicke (; May 6, 1916 – March 4, 1997) was an American astronomer and physicist who made important contributions to the fields of astrophysics, atomic physics, cosmology and gravity. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert H. Dicke has received more than 120,173 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 486th most popular physicist.

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Among physicists, Robert H. Dicke ranks 485 out of 659Before him are Robert Brout, Nicola Cabibbo, John Sealy Townsend, Christian Mayer, Walther Gerlach, and Richard C. Tolman. After him are Dennis W. Sciama, Giuseppe Occhialini, Knut Ångström, Antonio Pacinotti, Woldemar Voigt, and Laurent Cassegrain.

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Among people born in 1916, Robert H. Dicke ranks 119Before him are Erik Nilsson, Jackie Gleason, Charles Kittel, Zail Singh, Paul Halmos, and Dom Mintoff. After him are Jack Arnold, Rossano Brazzi, Movita Castaneda, Penelope Fitzgerald, Hilary Koprowski, and Vladimir Demikhov. Among people deceased in 1997, Robert H. Dicke ranks 117Before him are Giorgio Strehler, Lev Kopelev, Andrei Sinyavsky, King Hu, Saw Maung, and Adil Çarçani. After him are Seni Pramoj, Michael Hutchence, René Huyghe, Colonel Tom Parker, Josef Pieper, and Aurelio González.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert H. Dicke ranks 3,587 out of 12,171Before him are Elliott Carter (1908), W. Averell Harriman (1891), George Kingsley Zipf (1902), Emmett Till (1941), John Mayer (1977), and Justin Chambers (1970). After him are Ryan Phillippe (1974), Charles Dvorak (1878), Lillian Hellman (1905), Pernell Roberts (1928), Patrick Wayne (1939), and Wallace Beery (1885).

Among PHYSICISTS In United States

Among physicists born in United States, Robert H. Dicke ranks 95Before him are John Henry Schwarz (1941), Eric Allin Cornell (1961), Charles Kittel (1916), Clarence Zener (1905), Robert Brout (1928), and Richard C. Tolman (1881). After him are Robert Mills (1927), John G. Trump (1907), Samuel T. Cohen (1921), Brian Greene (1963), Bryce DeWitt (1923), and Alan Sokal (1955).