Sunday, 5 September 2010

Charles Hard Townes (1915- ) - Physicist, LASER Pioneer


Charles Hard Townes Demographics:
  • Born - July 28, 1915 (Greenville, South Carolina)
  • Wife - former Frances H. Brown (married in 1941)
  • Daughters - Linda Rosenwein, Ellen Anderson, Carla Kessler, & Holly Townes.
  • Nationality - American
  • Father - Henry Keith Townes, attorney.
  • Mother - Ellen (Hard) Townes
Charles Townes Facts:
  • Researcher at University of California, Berkeley.
  • Won the 1964 Nobel physics prize for his work on lasers.
  • Built the Infrared Spatial Interferometer at Mount Wilson Observatory in southern California.
See Alchemipedia Charles Hard Townes page

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