Katharine Burr Blodgett

Physicist, Award Winner

1898 – 1979

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Who was Katharine Burr Blodgett?

Katharine Burr Blodgett was the first woman to be awarded a Ph.D. in physics from the University of Cambridge in 1926. After receiving her master's degree, she was hired by General Electric, where she invented low-reflectance "invisible" glass.

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Born
Jan 10, 1898
Schenectady
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Cambridge
  • University of Chicago
  • Bryn Mawr College
Died
Oct 12, 1979
Schenectady

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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