Willard Boyle Dies Age 86

In 2009 you may have last heard his name when Willard Boyle and George E. Smith were awarded the Nobel Prize in physics for inventing the CCD. Sadly Mr. Boyle passed away earlier this month (7 May 2011) and Engadget have shared a post of his life’s achievements you may want to read at the link below.

http://www.engadget.com/2011/05/19/willard-boyle-man-who-revolutionized-digital-imaging-dies-at-8/