William Higinbotham

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Birthday
25, 1910
Birthplace
Connecticut
Death Date
Nov 10, 1994 (84)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
25, 1910
Birthplace
Connecticut
Death Date
Nov 10, 1994 (84)

About

American physicist who was a member of the team at Los Alamos National Laboratory that developed the first nuclear bomb and who later became a leader in the nonproliferation movement.

Before Fame

He earned his undergraduate degree from Williams College in 1932 before working on the radar system at MIT from 1941 to 1943.

Trivia

In 1958, he created Tennis for Two, the first interactive analog computer game and one of the first electronic games to use a graphical display.

Family Life

He had a son named William B. Higinbotham.

Associated With

Like Albert Einstein, he worked on the first atom bomb at Los Alamos National Laboratory.