Steven Weinberg

1933 - Today

Steven Weinberg

Steven Weinberg (; born May 3, 1933) is an American theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate in Physics for his contributions with Abdus Salam and Sheldon Glashow to the unification of the weak force and electromagnetic interaction between elementary particles. He holds the Josey Regental Chair in Science at the University of Texas at Austin, where he is a member of the Physics and Astronomy Departments. His research on elementary particles and physical cosmology has been honored with numerous prizes and awards, including in 1979 the Nobel Prize in Physics and in 1991 the National Medal of Science. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Steven Weinberg has received more than 644,216 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 168th most popular physicist.

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Among physicists, Steven Weinberg ranks 167 out of 659Before him are Ilya Frank, Pyotr Kapitsa, Kip Thorne, Martin Lewis Perl, Alexander Prokhorov, and Rudolf Mössbauer. After him are James Cronin, Heinrich Rohrer, Kai Siegbahn, Igor Kurchatov, George E. Smith, and Jerome Isaac Friedman.

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Among people born in 1933, Steven Weinberg ranks 29Before him are Elinor Ostrom, Susan Sontag, Costa-Gavras, Álvaro Siza Vieira, Oliver Sacks, and Paul Biya. After him are Heinrich Rohrer, Jerzy Grotowski, Richard Rogers, Abolhassan Banisadr, Philip Zimbardo, and Wilbur Smith.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Steven Weinberg ranks 604 out of 12,171Before him are John Wayne Gacy (1942), Robert Mitchum (1917), Black Dahlia (1924), Ed Harris (1950), Bill Evans (1929), and Jimmy Wales (1966). After him are James Cronin (1931), John Lee Hooker (1917), Robert Downey Jr. (1965), Caitlyn Jenner (1949), Theodore Dreiser (1871), and Ed Wood (1924).

Among PHYSICISTS In United States

Among physicists born in United States, Steven Weinberg ranks 23Before him are Leon Cooper (1930), Willis Lamb (1913), Josiah Willard Gibbs (1839), Benjamin Thompson (1753), Kip Thorne (1940), and Martin Lewis Perl (1927). After him are James Cronin (1931), George E. Smith (1930), Jerome Isaac Friedman (1930), Melvin Schwartz (1932), Hugh Everett III (1930), and Robert Coleman Richardson (1937).