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Percy Williams Bridgman (1145)

Profession
Physicist
Nationality
American
Born
1882, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Died
1961, Randolph, New Hampshire
Short Biography
Percy Williams Bridgman (21 April 1882 – 20 August 1961) was an American physicist who won the 1946 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on the physics of high pressures. He also wrote extensively on the scientific method and on other aspects of the ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • Ph.D. in physics, Harvard University, 1908
Appointments & Honors
  • 1908-54, Harvard University
  • Nobel Prize in physics, 1946
  • numerous other awards, honors, and honorary degrees