As per our current Database, Theodore Maiman has been died on May 5, 2007 (age 79).
When Theodore Maiman die, Theodore Maiman was 79 years old.
|Popular As||Theodore Maiman|
|Age||79 years old|
|Born||July 11, 1927 (Los Angeles, CA)|
|Town/City||Los Angeles, CA|
Theodore Maiman’s zodiac sign is Cancer. According to astrologers, the sign of Cancer belongs to the element of Water, just like Scorpio and Pisces. Guided by emotion and their heart, they could have a hard time blending into the world around them. Being ruled by the Moon, phases of the lunar cycle deepen their internal mysteries and create fleeting emotional patterns that are beyond their control. As children, they don't have enough coping and defensive mechanisms for the outer world, and have to be approached with care and understanding, for that is what they give in return.
Theodore Maiman was born in the Year of the Rabbit. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rabbit enjoy being surrounded by family and friends. They’re popular, compassionate, sincere, and they like to avoid conflict and are sometimes seen as pushovers. Rabbits enjoy home and entertaining at home. Compatible with Goat or Pig.
Inventor of the first functional laser which launched an entire new industry and earned the Nobel Prize nomination twice. He wrote about his experiences developing the world's first laser in his book, The Laser Odyssey.
He did his graduate work in electrical Engineer at Stanford University, working with microwaves and helium atoms.
Inspired by a paper on the construction of a theoretical laser, he developed one for the Hughes Aircraft Company in 1960.
He grew up in Los Angeles, California.
Gordon Gould was another key figure in the invention of the laser, although he wasn't recognized for his contributions at first.