Girsh Blumberg


Birthday February 6, 1959

Birth Sign Aquarius

Birthplace Viljandi, Estonia

Age 64 years old

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Physicist who is best known for experimenting with condensed matter, Raman scattering, and nano-optics. In his long career he was awarded over thirty patents and authored or co-authored dozens of publications.

Before Fame

He started his research after earning a PhD in Physics from the Estonian Academy of Sciences.


He became a Professor of Physics at Rutgers University in 2008.

Family Life

He and his two sisters were raised in Viljandi, Estonia.

Associated With

He became a professor at Rutgers University a year after Ray Rice would leave the school to enter the NFL.