Sara Seager

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Sara Seager (born 21 July 1971) is a Canadian-American astronomer and planetary scientist. She is a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and is known for her work on extrasolar planets and their atmospheres. She is the author of two textbooks on these topics, and has been recognized for her research by Popular Science, Discover Magazine, Nature, and TIME Magazine. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sara Seager has received more than 168,549 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Sara Seager is the 528th most popular astronomer (down from 493rd in 2019), the 895th most popular biography from Canada (down from 740th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Canadian Astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Sara Seager ranks 528 out of 532Before her are Akimasa Nakamura, Marc William Buie, Zdeněk Moravec, Andrea M. Ghez, Brett J. Gladman, and Peter Kušnirák. After her are Jan Kleyna, Atsushi Sugie, Robert S. McMillan, and Brian A. Skiff.

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Among people born in 1971, Sara Seager ranks 762Before her are Taku Watanabe, Geoff Barrow, Anthony Hamilton, Anzhelina Shvachka, Yuji Nariyama, and Ricardo Ismael Rojas. After her are Wílmer López, Annelise Coberger, Samantha Cameron, Anthony Montgomery, Francisco Narcizio, and Tony Stewart.

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Among people born in Canada, Sara Seager ranks 895 out of 1,130Before her are Kyle Schmid (1984), Alexz Johnson (1986), Laura Bertram (1978), Vincent Lecavalier (1980), Erin Karpluk (1978), and Jasey-Jay Anderson (1975). After her are Chris Pronger (1974), Alexia Fast (1992), Megan Park (1986), Aleksandra Wozniak (1987), Katerine Duska (1989), and Sarah Jeffery (1996).


Among astronomers born in Canada, Sara Seager ranks 8Before her are James Craig Watson (1838), Hubert Reeves (1932), David H. Levy (1948), John Stanley Plaskett (1865), Wendy Freedman (1957), and Brett J. Gladman (1966).

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