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Sheldon Lee Glashow

1932 - Today

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Sheldon Lee Glashow (US: , UK: ; born December 5, 1932) is a Nobel Prize-winning American theoretical physicist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sheldon Lee Glashow has received more than 202,824 page views. His biography is available in 58 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 56 in 2019). Sheldon Lee Glashow is the 190th most popular physicist (down from 186th in 2019), the 877th most popular biography from United States (down from 674th in 2019) and the 31st most popular American Physicist.

Sheldon Lee Glashow is most famous for his work in the field of particle physics. He is best known for his work with Steven Weinberg and Abdus Salam on the electroweak theory, which describes the unification of electromagnetism and the weak force.

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Among PHYSICISTS

Among physicists, Sheldon Lee Glashow ranks 190 out of 721. Before him are George E. Smith, Leon M. Lederman, Roy J. Glauber, Joseph Rotblat, Polykarp Kusch, and Charles H. Townes. After him are Richard E. Taylor, Vitaly Ginzburg, John L. Hall, Willis Lamb, Nicolaas Bloembergen, and Melvin Schwartz.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1932, Sheldon Lee Glashow ranks 53Before him are Robert Vaughn, Houari Boumédiène, Sirikit, Pat Morita, Stéphane Audran, and Vladimir Ivashko. After him are Harriet Andersson, Melvin Schwartz, John Updike, V. S. Naipaul, Princess Astrid, Mrs. Ferner, and Anatoliy Solovianenko.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Sheldon Lee Glashow ranks 877 out of 15,968. Before him are John Sherman (1823), Jamie Lee Curtis (1958), Jim Lovell (1928), Angela Davis (1944), Ron Perlman (1950), and Charles H. Townes (1915). After him are Jon Bon Jovi (1962), John J. Pershing (1860), Woody Harrelson (1961), Michelle Obama (1964), Keith Haring (1958), and Roger Wolcott Sperry (1913).

Among PHYSICISTS In United States

Among physicists born in United States, Sheldon Lee Glashow ranks 31Before him are Donald A. Glaser (1926), Rosalyn Sussman Yalow (1921), George E. Smith (1930), Leon M. Lederman (1922), Roy J. Glauber (1925), and Charles H. Townes (1915). After him are John L. Hall (1934), Willis Lamb (1913), Melvin Schwartz (1932), Philip Warren Anderson (1923), John Vincent Atanasoff (1903), and John Archibald Wheeler (1911).