By Office of the Home Secretary, National Academy of Sciences
Biographical Memoirs is a sequence of essays containing the lifestyles histories and chosen bibliographies of deceased participants of the nationwide Academy of Sciences. The sequence presents a list of the lifestyles and paintings of a few of the main individual leaders within the sciences, as witnessed and interpreted via their colleagues and friends. They shape a biographical historical past of technology in America--an very important a part of our nation's contribution to the highbrow historical past of the realm.
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Bonnie’s work in stone is highly regarded. Some was shown in an exhibition at the National Academy of Sciences in the spring of 1991. In contrast to the Bible camp where Homer HOMER DUPRE HAGSTRUM 51 spent his youthful summers, his children went to camps with an outdoor orientation. Upon returning one summer from a camp in New Mexico, Jonathan brought home a wild bull snake for a pet. Initially the snake escaped regularly from its terrarium and roamed the house at will. Homer, in particular, was fascinated by the snake’s mode of locomotion and would bring it out to show guests, usually to their great dismay.
Fusion community, but as Washington and the public lost interest in energy in the 1980s, CIT was not to be, despite strong recommendations for a revival of the idea by the Fusion Policy Advisory Committee of 1990, chaired by Guy Stever. That committee did recommend immediate funding for DT operation in TFTR, long delayed, and that was done, as related above. Harold was a revered mentor and colleague of young scientists, including experimentalist Rob Goldston, theorist Nathaniel Fisch, and many others.
A. in 1936. S. D. in physics and mathematics in 1940. He became the last graduate student of John Tate, who is well known, in addition to his own scientific achievements, for being the longtime editor of Physical Review. Tate was the second major influence in Homer’s scientific life. His first two papers, published with Tate in 1941, were concerned with the ionization and dissociation of molecules by electron impact, and with the thermal activation of the oxygen molecule. Homer left Minnesota in 1940 to join Bell Telephone Laboratories where he remained for 45 years, his entire professional career.
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