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December 14, 2003 – January 12, 2004
American History Museum
12th and Constitution Ave., NW
Location: 1st Floor, West Wing, Lemelson Center Cases
These 2 cases explore the everyday inventions that have resulted from the Nobel-winning research of scientists Guglielmo Marconi, whose ground-breaking experiments in radio earned him the 1909 prize in physics, and William Shockley, John Bardeen, and Walter Brattain (physics, 1956), whose work on transistors transformed consumer electronics.