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Carlton M. Caves, fellow Caltech grad student and co-author with me of a paper or two, has an Erdös Number of 3 according to [1]: Carlton M. Caves → Howard Barnum → Michael Ezra Sak → Paul Erdös

... which means my Erdös Number is 4!

-- z 2018-02-19 16:47 UTC


and see Mathematics Genealogy Project for a page on me, just a listing as one of 25 students of Kip Thorne ...

-- z 2018-02-20 10:34 UTC


hmmm, might be fun to look at statistics of student linkages? ... Bill Press is huge, most others are 0 ...

Kip Stephen Thorne

MathSciNet
Ph.D. Princeton University 1965 UnitedStates
Dissertation: Geometrodynamics of Cylindrical Systems

Advisor: John Archibald Wheeler

Students:
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Name School Year Descendants
Alvi, Kashif California Institute of Technology 2002
Apostolatos, Theocharis California Institute of Technology 1994 1
Biehle, Garrett California Institute of Technology 1992
Burke, William California Institute of Technology 1969 6
Caves, Carlton California Institute of Technology 1979 6
Chen, Yanbei California Institute of Technology 2003 2
Creighton, Teviet California Institute of Technology 1999
De Logi, Walter California Institute of Technology 1978
Dykla, John California Institute of Technology 1972
Echeverria, Fernando California Institute of Technology 1992
Fang, Hua California Institute of Technology 2007
Finn, Lee California Institute of Technology 1987 2
Flammang, Richard California Institute of Technology 1982
Flanagan, Éanna California Institute of Technology 1994 1
Gürsel, Yekta California Institute of Technology 1982
Hughes, Scott California Institute of Technology 1998 3
Ipser, James California Institute of Technology 1969 6
Jacobs, Kenneth California Institute of Technology 1968
Kennefick, Daniel California Institute of Technology 1996 1
Kinnersley, William California Institute of Technology 1968
Klinkhammer, Gunnar California Institute of Technology 1992
Kovács, Jr., Sándor California Institute of Technology 1977
Lee, David California Institute of Technology 1974
Levin, Yuri California Institute of Technology 1999
Li, Chao California Institute of Technology 2008
Lightman, Alan California Institute of Technology 1974
Liu, Yuk Tung California Institute of Technology 2002
Lovelace, Geoffrey California Institute of Technology 2007
Macdonald, Douglas California Institute of Technology 1983
Mandel, Ilya California Institute of Technology 2007
Markovic, Dragoljub California Institute of Technology 1994
Morris, Michael California Institute of Technology 1988
Ni, Wei-Tou California Institute of Technology 1972
O'Shaughnessy, Richard California Institute of Technology 2003
Owen, Benjamin California Institute of Technology 1998
Page, Don California Institute of Technology 1976 7
Pan, Yi California Institute of Technology 2006
Press, William California Institute of Technology 1972 106
Price, Richard California Institute of Technology 1971
Purdue, Patricia California Institute of Technology 2002
Redmount, Ian California Institute of Technology 1983
Ryan, Fintan California Institute of Technology 1997
Savov, Pavlin California Institute of Technology 2008
Schumaker, Bonny California Institute of Technology 1985
Schutz, Bernard California Institute of Technology 1972 12
Suen, Wai-Mo California Institute of Technology 1985 2
Teukolsky, Saul Arno California Institute of Technology 1974
Vallisneri, Michele California Institute of Technology 2002
Will, Clifford California Institute of Technology 1971 1
Yurtsever, Ulvi California Institute of Technology 1988
Zhang, Xiao-He California Institute of Technology 1989
Zimmermann, Mark California Institute of Technology 1979

According to our current on-line database, Kip Thorne has 52 students and 196 descendants.

-- z 2018-02-20 12:30 UTC