William Shockley

Physicist William Shockley Full Name: William Shockley


Profession: Physicist
Why Famous: 1956 Nobel Prize in Physics - Point-Contact Transistor

Born: February 13, 1910
Star Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom, England

Died: August 12, 1989 (aged 79)
Cause of Death: Prostate cancer

Married Life

  • 1955-11-23 Physicist William Shockley (45) weds psychiatric nurse Emmy Lanning

Historical Events in the Life of William Shockley

  • 1951-07-05 Dr William Shockley invents junction transistor (Murray Hill, NJ)

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