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True genius : the life and science of John Bardeen

Author: Lillian Hoddeson; Vicki Daitch
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Joseph Henry Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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John Bardeen fits a new profile of genius. Through an exploration of his science as well as his life, a fresh and thoroughly engaging portrait of genius and the nature of creativity emerges. This perspective will have readers looking anew at what it truly means to be a genius.

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Named Person: John Bardeen; John Bardeen
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lillian Hoddeson; Vicki Daitch
ISBN: 0309084083 9780309084086
OCLC Number: 491891496
Description: xi, 467 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., facsims. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The question of genius --
Roots --
To be an engineer --
A graduate student's paradise --
Many-body beginnings --
Academic life --
Engineering for national defense --
The transistor --
The break from Bell --
Homecoming --
Cracking the riddle of superconductivity --
Two Nobels are better than one hole in one --
A hand in industry --
Citizen of science --
Pins and needles and waves --
Last journey --
Epilogue : true genius and how to cultivate it.
Other Titles: Question of genius.
Roots.
To be an engineer.
A graduate student's paradise.
Many-body beginnings.
Academic life.
Engineering for national defense.
Transistor.
Break from Bell.
Homecoming.
Cracking the riddle of superconductivity.
Two Nobels are better than one hole in one.
A hand in industry.
Citizen of science.
Pins and needles and waves.
Last journey.
Epilogue : true genius and how to cultivate it.
Life and science of John Bardeen
Responsibility: Lillian Hoddeson, Vicki Daitch.
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What is genius? Define it. Now, think of scientists who embody the concept of genius. Does the name John Bardeen spring to mind? Indeed, have you ever heard of him? John Bardeen was the first person  Read more...

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