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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 255,336 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 58 in 2019). Sheldon Lee Glashow is the 235th most popular physicist (down from 190th in 2019), the 1,082nd most popular biography from United States (down from 876th in 2019) and the 48th most popular 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 235 out of 717Before him are Nevill Francis Mott, Melvin Schwartz, Allan MacLeod Cormack, Jim Peebles, Abdus Salam, and Burton Richter. After him are Claude-Louis Navier, David J. Thouless, Ettore Majorana, Jagadish Chandra Bose, Johannes Rydberg, and David Bohm.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1932, Sheldon Lee Glashow ranks 65Before him are Melvin Schwartz, John Updike, Anatoliy Solovianenko, Nagisa Oshima, Peter Eisenman, and Pier Angeli. After him are David Scott, Sonny Liston, Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, Thomas Klestil, Petula Clark, and Walter Gilbert.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Sheldon Lee Glashow ranks 1,082 out of 18,182Before him are Ben E. King (1938), William Friedkin (1935), Jody Williams (1950), Burton Richter (1931), Cordell Hull (1871), and Leo Fender (1909). After him are Dick Van Dyke (1925), Mark Felt (1913), Ernie Hudson (1945), William H. Macy (1950), Muddy Waters (1913), and Éamon de Valera (1882).

Among PHYSICISTS In United States

Among physicists born in United States, Sheldon Lee Glashow ranks 48Before him are Jerome Isaac Friedman (1930), George E. Smith (1930), Clifford Shull (1915), John Vincent Atanasoff (1903), Melvin Schwartz (1932), and Burton Richter (1931). After him are David Bohm (1992), Julian Schwinger (1918), David J. Wineland (1944), John Hasbrouck Van Vleck (1899), Philip Warren Anderson (1923), and Hugh David Politzer (1949).