## Who has a Bacon number of 7?

The highest known Bacon Number belongs to a man by the name of William Rufus Shafter, who is ranked at a 7.

**How many people have an Erdős-Bacon number?**

To even have an Erdős-Bacon-Sabbath number puts you in quite an exclusive club. Only four people — Richard Feynman, Natalie Portman, Stephen Hawking, and the aforementioned Brian May — are known to be on the list.

**What is a good Erdős number?**

As of 2016, all Fields Medalists have a finite Erdős number, with values that range between 2 and 6, and a median of 3. In contrast, the median Erdős number across all mathematicians (with a finite Erdős number) is 5, with an extreme value of 13.

### Is Erdős number important?

If you are a mathematician, an Erdos number provides an important signature (characteristic) of that person’s work. Being the coauthor of a person who is either the coauthor or is close to (shared some mathematics with) Erdos is indeed significant.

**What is Keanu Reeves Bacon number?**

4

◦ Keanu Reeves’ Bacon number is 4.

**What is Angelina Jolie Bacon number?**

2

For example, Angelina Jolie’s Bacon number is 2 — while she has not acted in a movie with Bacon, she starred in Wanted with James McAvoy, who acted beside Bacon in X-Men. Thus, she is two “degrees” away from the well-connected actor.

## Who has the smallest Erdos Bacon Number?

Michael is behind the three lowest known Erdős-Bacon number holders: Daniel Kleitman (Erdős-Bacon of 3), Bruce Reznick (Erdős-Bacon of 3), and Nicholas Metropolis (Erdős-Bacon of 4).

**What is Elon Musk Bacon number?**

4 2

Table

Name | Erdős number | Bacon number |
---|---|---|

Elon Musk | 4 | 2 |

Natalie Portman | 5 | 2 |

Bruce Reznick | 1 | 2 |

Carl Sagan | 4 | 2 |

**Who has the highest Erdős number?**

The highest known is 7, although there are also mathematicians who had no connection with Erdős and whose Erdős number is defined as “infinity”.

### What is my Erdős number?

The Erdős number is the academic collaboration distance someone has to Paul Erdős. MathSciNet has a tool to calculate the collaboration distance between two mathematicians (where one may or may not be Erdős).

**Who has the smallest Erdős-Bacon number?**

**Does anyone have a Bacon number of 6?**

The Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon game is actually a problem in graph theory. Every actor is assigned to a vertex, and an edge is added between two actors if they have appeared together in a movie….The Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon.

Bacon Number | # of people |
---|---|

4 | 253177 |

5 | 20060 |

6 | 2033 |

7 | 297 |

## Which is an example of an Erdos Bacon number?

The Erdős-Bacon number is created by adding these together. Some examples of famous people with Erdős-Bacon numbers are: Colin Firth: Erdős number = 6, Bacon number = 1, so Erdős-Bacon number = 7. Stephen Hawking: Erdős number = 4, Bacon number = 2, so Erdős-Bacon number = 6.

**What was Richard Feynman’s Erdos number for Bacon?**

Physicist Richard Feynman has an Erdős number of 3, and a Bacon number of 3, having appeared in the film Anti-Clock alongside Tony Tang. Geneticist Jonathan Pritchard appeared in the 1998 movie Without Limits which gives him a Bacon number of 2. Pritchard has an Erdős number of 4 thus giving him an Erdős–Bacon number of 6.

**What is Stephen Hawking’s Erdos number for Bacon?**

Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking has an Erdős–Bacon number of 6: his Bacon number of 2 (via his appearance alongside John Cleese in Monty Python Live (Mostly) who acted alongside Kevin Bacon in The Big Picture) is lower than his Erdős number of 4.

### What’s the Erdos Bacon number for Black Sabbath?

An extended definition named Erdős–Bacon-Sabbath includes the Sabbath number, an equivalent to Bacon number that connects musicians to the heavy metal band Black Sabbath. Mathematician Daniel Kleitman has an Erdős–Bacon number of 3.