John Bardeen(May 23, 1908 – January 30, 1991) “Science is a field which grows continuously with ever expanding frontiers.” –John Bardeen The Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded in 1956 to John Bardeen, Walter H. Brattain, and William Shockley for "investigations on semiconductors and the discovery of the transistor effect," carried on at the Bell Telephone Laboratories.
Bardeen married Jane Maxwell on July 18, 1938.
He believed in the Unitarian faith
Bardeen’s ethnic background and race was white
His nationality was American
He enjoyed playing golf and going on picnics with his family
He was best remembered by neighbors for hosting cookouts where he would cook for his friends
Education and Awards
Noble Prize in Physics in 1956 Noble Prize in Physics in 1972 Franklin Institute's Stuart BallantineMedal in 1952 National Medal of Science in 1965
Ph.D. in mathematical physics from Princeton University in 1936