Highly Cited Researchers

The 2016 Highly Cited Researchers list represents some of the world’s most influential minds as determined by a citation analysis of Web of Science data. Subscribe to our newsletter to stay up to date with the world’s most innovative research.


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First name NOSORT Last name NOSORT Category DESC Primary Affiliation NOSORT Secondary Affiliations NOSORT
Lars Hernquist Space Science Harvard Smithsonian Ctr Astrophys, USA
Alvio Renzini Space Science INAF Osservatorio Astron Padova, Italy
William J Borucki Space Science NASA, USA
David W Hogg Space Science New York Univ, USA
Gordon T Richards Space Science Drexel Univ, USA
William Niel Brandt Space Science Penn State Univ, USA
Zeljko Ivezic Space Science Univ Washington, USA
George H Rieke Space Science Univ Arizona, USA
Howard J Brewington Space Science Apache Point Observ, USA
R J Ivison Space Science Univ Edinburgh, UK European So Observ, Chile


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