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Russell Alan Hulse

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Russell Alan Hulse (born November 28, 1950) is an American physicist and winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics, shared with his thesis advisor Joseph Hooton Taylor Jr., "for the discovery of a new type of pulsar, a discovery that has opened up new possibilities for the study of gravitation". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Russell Alan Hulse has received more than 139,752 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 58 in 2019). Russell Alan Hulse is the 74th most popular astronomer (up from 128th in 2019), the 1,158th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,857th in 2019) and the 12th most popular American Astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Russell Alan Hulse ranks 74 out of 531Before him are George Darwin, Albert Marth, William Lassell, Victor Ambartsumian, Abu Hanifa Dinawari, and Max Wolf. After him are Abū Ishāq Ibrāhīm al-Zarqālī, Stephen Gray, Petrus Plancius, Arthur B. McDonald, Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn Kathir al-Farghani, and Karl Ludwig Harding.

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Among people born in 1950, Russell Alan Hulse ranks 40Before him are Jody Williams, William H. Macy, Marcheline Bertrand, Daniel Auteuil, Jody Scheckter, and Tsugumi Ohba. After him are Vesna Vulović, Georg Bednorz, Morgan Fairchild, Grzegorz Lato, Jorge Carlos Fonseca, and Nouri al-Maliki.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Russell Alan Hulse ranks 1,158 out of 18,182Before him are Don Siegel (1912), George H. Hitchings (1905), William Gibson (1948), Andre Agassi (1970), Robert Taylor (1911), and Julian Schwinger (1918). After him are Martha Gellhorn (1908), Hal Holbrook (1925), Nathan Bedford Forrest (1821), Phil Jackson (1945), William Boeing (1881), and Tori Amos (1963).

Among ASTRONOMERS In United States

Among astronomers born in United States, Russell Alan Hulse ranks 12Before him are Charles Greeley Abbot (1872), Henrietta Swan Leavitt (1868), Asaph Hall (1829), Clyde Tombaugh (1906), Vera Rubin (1928), and Percival Lowell (1855). After him are Lewis A. Swift (1820), Edward Emerson Barnard (1857), Eugene Merle Shoemaker (1928), Joseph Hooton Taylor Jr. (1941), J. Allen Hynek (1910), and James Van Allen (1914).