Monday through Friday
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Cooper Family Name Mini-Book Excerpt
"Bearers of the Cooper name have stamped a mark on the historical record through their pioneering work in the sciences.
Born in New York City in 1930, Leon N. Cooper is the American physicist who, along with John Bardeen and John Robert Schrieffer, shared the Nobel Prize for physics in 1972 for their work on a special theory of superconductivity.
A Fellow of the American Physical Society and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the character of Sheldon Cooper in the popular television comedy series The Big Bang Theory is named in part after him."