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 120,481 page views. His biography is available in 58 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Russell Alan Hulse is the 128th most popular astronomer (down from 89th in 2019), the 1,858th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,279th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular American Astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Russell Alan Hulse ranks 128 out of 532Before him are Giovanni Battista Hodierna, Alphonse Borrelly, Harlow Shapley, Eric Walter Elst, Édouard Stephan, and James Van Allen. After him are Andreas Cellarius, Walter Sydney Adams, Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld, Arthur Auwers, Vesto Slipher, and Nur ad-Din al-Bitruji.

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Among people born in 1950, Russell Alan Hulse ranks 66Before him are Roza Otunbayeva, Janez Drnovšek, Choe Ryong-hae, Jorge Carlos Fonseca, Sahle-Work Zewde, and Chen Shui-bian. After him are Laura Gemser, Yuki Fushimi, Bobby McFerrin, Håkan Nesser, David Graf, and Tsui Hark.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Russell Alan Hulse ranks 1,858 out of 15,968Before him are Lee J. Cobb (1911), Thomas J. Watson (1874), Anastacia (1968), Sam Waterston (1940), Diane Lane (1965), and Donald E. Westlake (1933). After him are Michael Bay (1965), Viola Davis (1965), Marilyn vos Savant (1946), Clair Cameron Patterson (1922), Edward B. Lewis (1918), and Richard Rodgers (1902).

Among ASTRONOMERS In United States

Among astronomers born in United States, Russell Alan Hulse ranks 22Before him are Edward Emerson Barnard (1857), Edward Charles Pickering (1846), Annie Jump Cannon (1863), Frank Drake (1930), Harlow Shapley (1885), and James Van Allen (1914). After him are Vesto Slipher (1875), Maria Mitchell (1818), William Henry Pickering (1858), Henry Draper (1837), George Phillips Bond (1825), and Robert Grant Aitken (1864).