Portraits of influence
The only person ever to have won two Nobel Prizes in physics, he co-invented the transistor, which transformed the electronics industry, and developed, with two colleagues, the first successful explanation of superconductivity, which has helped make possible MRIs, CAT scans, and mobile phones, among many other things.
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By Michael Witte ’66