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23/05/1908 American physicist and engineer John Bardeen is born

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Spark of Genius: The Story of John Bardeen at the University of Illinois

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Nobel Prize for Transistor

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Bardeen was the first person to make well-documented, repeated, successful flights with unpowered airplanes. Lilienthal financed his experiments with aircraft from his commercially successful earlier inventions, such as a small steam engine that worked on a system of tubular boilers designed for safety.
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