American Prof. John Bardeen, 64, receive Nobel Prize in physics, Dec. 10, 1972. He shared his second physics Nobel prize with Leon N. Cooper and John Robert Schrieffer for a fundamental theory of conventional superconductivity. In 1956 he shared the prize with William Shockley and Walter Brattain for the invention of the transistor. In background, Sweden’s Crown Prince Carl Gustaf applauds. - (CSU 2015 6 216)

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American Prof. John Bardeen, 64, receive Nobel Prize in physics, Dec. 10, 1972. He shared his second physics Nobel prize with Leon N. Cooper and John Robert Schrieffer for a fundamental theory of conventional superconductivity. In 1956 he shared the prize with William Shockley and Walter Brattain for the invention of the transistor. In background, Sweden’s Crown Prince Carl Gustaf applauds. - (CSU 2015 6 216)
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American Prof. John Bardeen, 64, receive Nobel Prize in physics, Dec. 10, 1972. He shared his second physics Nobel prize with Leon N. Cooper and John Robert Schrieffer for a fundamental theory of conventional superconductivity. In 1956 he shared the prize with William Shockley and Walter Brattain for the invention of the transistor. In background, Sweden’s Crown Prince Carl Gustaf applauds. - (CSU_2015_6_216)