SMART - Volunteers needed for Head Start programs at Brattain
Elementary School in Springfield and Fairfield Elementary School in Eugene to read one hour per week with preschoolers during the school year.
This event is for both women and men, as there will be a number of featured speakers such as local Gun Trust attorney Drew Dempsey, Jr.; Kathleen Ruppert a Crime Prevention Specialist with the Fayetteville Police Department, and Victoria Brattain
of Down East Hearing Care.
For the invention of which electronic device did John Bardeen, William Shockley and Walter Brattain
receive the 1956 Nobel prize for physics?
New Massachusetts champion is Mika Brattain
of Lexington, a half point ahead of defending champ Alexander Ivanov, Denys Shmelov and Chris Chase.
In 1947, John Bardeen and Walter Brattain
built the first functioning point contact transistor at Bell Laboratories, It was nearly classified as a military secret, but Bell Labs publicly announced the device in the following year.
The most prominent figures profiled are Bill Shockley, who led the group that included Walter Brattain
and John Bardeen that developed the solid state transistor; Claude Shannon, widely known as the Father of information theory; communications satellite pioneer John Pierce; and physicists-turned-architects of Bell Laboratories, Frank Jewett and Mervin Kelly.
One Year Ago Today, Baseball Scribe John Brattain
Passes Away (http://bizofbaseball.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=4211:one-year-today-baseball-scribe-john-brattain-passes-away&catid=26:editorials&Itemid=39)
Does the list include the transistor by Shockley, Brattain
and Bardeen in 1947?
and William Shockley invent the transistor.
Although Bell Labs assigned credit equally to Shockley, Brattain
, and Bardeen, Shockley was jealous of his former colleagues.
Kilby and most of his peers in electronics are gone: Paul Eisler, Albert Hanson, Edwin Armstrong, William Shockley, John Bardeen and Walter Brattain
. The first five or six decades of the last century boasted a disproportionate number of inventions that shook the earth.