As per our current Database, William Shockley has been died on Aug 12, 1989 (age 79).
When William Shockley die, William Shockley was 79 years old.
|Popular As||William Shockley|
|Age||79 years old|
|Born||February 13, 1910 (London, England)|
William Shockley’s zodiac sign is Aquarius. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.
William Shockley was born in the Year of the Dog. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dog are loyal, faithful, honest, distrustful, often guilty of telling white lies, temperamental, prone to mood swings, dogmatic, and sensitive. Dogs excel in business but have trouble finding mates. Compatible with Tiger or Horse.
American Physicist and co-inventor of the transistor who ushered in the electronics revolution and directly led to the electronics boom in Silicon Valley. He shared the 1956 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work.
After completing his education at Caltech and MIT, he joined Bell Labs in New York, before opening up his own laboratory in Mountain View, California.
Although a brilliant man himself, his dictatorial style turned away many of his brightest workers - eight of them went on to start Fairchild Semiconductor, an immediate success, while his own company was sold to Beckman Instruments.
He was born in London, England, his father william Hillman Shockley a mining Engineer.
He also became a strong proponent of Francis Galton's theory of eugenics, arguing that other races were intellectually inferior to whites, and that their high birthrate threatened humanity as a whole.