A colleague asked a few days ago who where the most popular physicists on the Internet. I tried to find an answer using Google Trends, and the answer is below:
As expected, only astrophysicists and particle physicists are represented.
I hope the ranking is correct (it is difficult to extract the raw data for more than five topics at a time). Who do you think should complete the top ten?
Here is the time trend (for only four among the nine):