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Steven Chu

1948 - Today

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Steven Chu (born February 28, 1948) is an American physicist and former government official. He is a Nobel laureate and was the 12th United States Secretary of Energy. He is currently the William R. Kenan Jr. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Steven Chu has received more than 1,032,489 page views. Her biography is available in 68 different languages on Wikipedia. Steven Chu is the 313th most popular physicist (up from 356th in 2019), the 1,773rd most popular biography from United States (up from 2,250th in 2019) and the 64th most popular Physicist.

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  • 58.30

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 68

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.89

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.82

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among PHYSICISTS

Among physicists, Steven Chu ranks 313 out of 717Before her are Stephen Hales, Jean-Charles de Borda, Gerard 't Hooft, John Robert Schrieffer, Leon M. Lederman, and Toshihide Maskawa. After her are John Stewart Bell, Marguerite Perey, Nathan Rosen, Otto Schmidt, Daniel C. Tsui, and Qian Xuesen.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1948, Steven Chu ranks 90Before her are Billy Crystal, Alan Parsons, Radomir Antić, Jimmy Cliff, Glenn Frey, and Charles Taylor. After her are Johnny Ramone, Theo Jansen, Tim Staffell, Charles Simonyi, Mischa Maisky, and Stevie Nicks.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Steven Chu ranks 1,773 out of 18,182Before her are Cab Calloway (1907), Aaron Eckhart (1968), Edward T. Hall (1914), Leon M. Lederman (1922), Kim Peek (1951), and Axl Rose (1962). After her are Johnny Ramone (1948), Stevie Ray Vaughan (1954), Michael Massee (1952), Owen Wilson (1968), Martin Gardner (1914), and Jeffrey Dean Morgan (1966).

Among PHYSICISTS In United States

Among physicists born in United States, Steven Chu ranks 64Before her are Samuel C. C. Ting (1936), David Gross (1941), William Daniel Phillips (1948), Kenneth G. Wilson (1936), John Robert Schrieffer (1931), and Leon M. Lederman (1922). After her are Nathan Rosen (1909), John Mauchly (1907), Frank Wilczek (1951), Karl Guthe Jansky (1905), Walter A. Shewhart (1891), and Edward Witten (1951).