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John Bardeen
Birth: May 23, 1908
Madison
Dane County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Jan. 30, 1991
Boston
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Inventor. Nobel Prize winner. Among his many awards, Bardeen is the winner of two Nobel Prizes. He received the 1956 Nobel Prize for Physics with W.H. Brattain and W. Shockley for the invention of the transistor, and the 1972 Nobel Laureate in Physics with L.N. Cooper and J.R. Schrieffer for the theory of superconductivity. Life Magazine named him one of the 100 most influential people of the century. (bio by: Evening Blues) 
 
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  Jane Maxwell Bardeen (1907 - 1997)*
 
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Burial:
Forest Hill Cemetery
Madison
Dane County
Wisconsin, USA
Plot: Section 25 Plot 078
GPS (lat/lon): 43.0623, -89.43084
 
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Originally Created by: Evening Blues
Record added: Oct 06, 2003
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John Bardeen was the man. To think that he created the transistor is unbelievable. I did some research on his 2 Nobel prizes and his contributions to physics/science/technology. Visited his grave today to pay my respects. Also ordered "True Genius: Th...(Read more)
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