True Genius: The Life and Science of John Bardeen : the Only Winner of Two Nobel Prizes in Physics

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Joseph Henry Press, 2002 - Biography & Autobiography - 467 pages
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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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Review: True Genius: The Life and Science of John Bardeen; The Only Winner of Two Nobel Prizes in Physics

User Review  - Beth - Goodreads

Nice biography of John Bardeen, but the authors seem to be trying to use him as a case study. Their agenda and opinions are evident as they point out attributes of Bardeen that they think shaped him ... Read full review

Review: True Genius: The Life and Science of John Bardeen; The Only Winner of Two Nobel Prizes in Physics

User Review  - Goodreads

Nice biography of John Bardeen, but the authors seem to be trying to use him as a case study. Their agenda and opinions are evident as they point out attributes of Bardeen that they think shaped him ... Read full review

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About the author (2002)

Lillian Hoddeson is a professor of history and a senior research physicist at the University of Illinois, where she teaches the history of science.

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