Top Cited Articles of All Time (2002 edition) by astro-ph

The 100 most highly cited papers of All Time (2002 edition) cited by papers in the astro-ph archive

Keep in mind that citation counts can never be exact, there is something like a 5% error in most of these numbers. Please do not fret about number 32 versus 33, as this is often not a statistically significant difference. More information about citations in INSPIRE can be found here.

Also note that the counts shown, and used in the rankings, are the counts as of 2016-12-31. Further, the counts shown by the ranking are only the cites satisfying the criteria for that list. Actual citation numbers in the database may change as corrections are made and papers are added, the links will take you to the updated numbers.

Annual and All-time 2002 editions

2002 reports for eprints

256 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002PDG RPP has been unified. The most recent is shown.
Review of Particle Physics
Particle Data Group (K.A. Olive (Minnesota U.) et al.). 2014. 1676 pp.
Published in Chin.Phys. C38 (2014) 090001
DOI: 10.1088/1674-1137/38/9/090001

  1. 1089 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  2. 832 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  3. 811 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  4. 795 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  5. 751 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  6. 733 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  7. 709 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  8. 695 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  9. 674 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
    Structure in the COBE differential microwave radiometer first year maps
    COBE Collaboration (George F. Smoot et al.). Apr 1992. 19 pp.
    Published in Astrophys.J. 396 (1992) L1-L5
    PRINT-92-0148 (UC,BERKELEY)
    DOI: 10.1086/186504

  10. 629 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  11. 627 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  12. 555 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  13. 548 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  14. 521 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  15. 513 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  16. 477 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  17. 476 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  18. 468 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  19. 468 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  20. 451 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  21. 450 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  22. 428 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  23. 422 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  24. 420 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  25. 415 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  26. 410 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  27. 410 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  28. 397 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  29. 392 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  30. 390 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  31. 377 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  32. 375 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  33. 363 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  34. 360 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  35. 353 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  36. 347 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  37. 347 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  38. 345 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  39. 343 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  40. 340 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  41. 340 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  42. 338 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  43. 337 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  44. 336 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  45. 333 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  46. 331 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  47. 329 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  48. 329 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  49. 327 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  50. 323 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  51. 322 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  52. 322 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  53. 321 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  54. 318 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  55. 318 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  56. 316 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  57. 313 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  58. 311 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  59. 311 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  60. 309 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  61. 304 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  62. 303 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  63. 302 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  64. 301 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  65. 297 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
    Clustering in real space and in redshift space
    N. Kaiser (Cambridge U.). Jul 1987. 27 pp.
    Published in Mon.Not.Roy.Astron.Soc. 227 (1987) 1-27

  66. 296 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  67. 295 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  68. 291 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  69. 289 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  70. 289 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  71. 289 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  72. 287 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  73. 286 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  74. 278 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  75. 278 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  76. 277 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  77. 277 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  78. 277 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  79. 276 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  80. 274 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  81. 274 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  82. 274 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  83. 273 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  84. 273 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  85. 272 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  86. 269 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  87. 269 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  88. 264 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  89. 264 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  90. 261 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  91. 260 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  92. 257 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  93. 256 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  94. 254 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  95. 254 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  96. 252 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  97. 251 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  98. 249 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
  99. 247 citations by astro-ph eprints up to the end of 2002
    SExtractor: Software for source extraction
    E. Bertin, S. Arnouts. Jun 1996. 12 pp.
    Published in Astron.Astrophys.Suppl.Ser. 117 (1996) 393-404
    DOI: 10.1051/aas:1996164