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People/Characters: John Bardeen

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Broken Genius: The Rise and Fall of William Shockley, Creator of the Electronic Age by Joel N. Shurkin
Crystal Fire: The Birth of the Information Age by Michael Riordan
The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements by Sam Kean
The God Effect: Quantum Entanglement, Science's Strangest Phenomenon by Brian Clegg
The Innovators: How a Group of Inventors, Hackers, Geniuses and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution by Walter Isaacson
The Micro Revolution Revisited by Peter Large
The Price of Altruism: George Price and the Search for the Origins of Kindness by Oren Harman
Three Degrees Above Zero: Bell Labs in the Information Age by Jeremy Bernstein
True Genius: The Life and Science of John Bardeen by Lillian Hoddeson

Character description

American physicist and electrical engineer; two-time winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics (1956, 1972); co-inventor of the transistor. Lived 1908–1991.

John Bardeen at Wikipedia.

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