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John Bardeen

Physicist and Electrical Engineer John Bardeen

Profession: Physicist and Electrical Engineer

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: Won the Nobel Prize for Physics twice.

Once in 1956 for helping to to invent the transistor and a second time in 1972 for BCS theory.

Born: May 23, 1908
Birthplace: Madison, Wisconsin, USA

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Gemini

Died: January 30, 1991 (aged 82)
Cause of Death: Heart disease

Married Life

  • 1938-07-18 Physicist and Nobel laureate John Bardeen (30) weds Jane Maxwell

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