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"Today's Gadgets and Tomorrow's Energy: John Bardeen's Nobel Prizes"

Daniel Agterberg - Department of Physics

Through interactive demonstrations and examples, we unravel the ideas that lead to John Bardeen's remarkable discoveries for which he won two Nobel Prizes: the transistor and the explanation of superconductivity. The first created the modern day electronics of your cell phone, computer and more; the second is poised to change the energy industry.