The 2,506-square-foot house was built in 1966 in the Brookmont North neighborhood.
Mr. Zwanzig was a scientist in the laboratory of chemical physics at the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases in Bethesda. He is a theoretical physicist known for his works in statistical physics and non-equilibrium statistical mechanics and thermodynamics. Prior to that, he was a professor of physical science at the University of Maryland, an assistant professor at Johns Hopkins University and a research fellow at Yale University.
He earned his bachelor's degree from the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn, his M.S. from the University of California and his Ph.D. from the California Institute of Technology.
According to BlockShopper.com, there have been 915 home sales in Bethesda during the past 12 months, with a sale price of $720,000.
Address: 5314 Sangamore Road
Buyer(s): Marisa J Michnick and Brian A Michnick
Seller(s): Robert W Zwanzig and Frances R Zwanzig
Sale date: Oct. 13, 2009