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Charles Hard Townes. By Rachael Vinzant. Charles Hard Townes. He was born in Greenville, North Carolina He was born on July 28, 1915 Son of Henry and Ellen Townes He attended Greenville public schools. Later attended Furman University in Greenville He graduated from Furman at age 19.

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Charles hard townes

Charles Hard Townes

By Rachael Vinzant


Charles hard townes1

Charles Hard Townes

  • He was born in Greenville, North Carolina

  • He was born on July 28, 1915

  • Son of Henry and Ellen Townes

  • He attended Greenville public schools


Charles hard townes

  • Later attended Furman University in Greenville

  • He graduated from Furman at age 19


Charles hard townes

  • He became interested in physics

  • When he was a sophomore in college

  • He worked during summer at Furman’s biology camp

  • He began studying microwave physics


Charles hard townes

  • Appointed Provost and Professor of Physics at M.I.T.

  • in 1966 he became Institute Professor at M.I.T.

  • same year resigned from the position of Provost

  • He wanted to do more research


Teaching assignments

Teaching Assignments

  • Appointed University Professor at the UC in 1967

  • He does teaching, researching and other activities

  • National Lecturer for Sigma Xi

  • Taught during summer sessions at University of Michigan


Teaching assignments1

Teaching assignments

  • and Enrico Fermi International School of Physics, Italy

  • Scott Lecture at the University of Toronto.

  • Invented the laser


Member of

Member of:

  • member of the National Academy of Sciences

  • the National Academy of Engineering

  • the Royal Society of London

  • And many more


Honors

Honors

  • Noble prize

  • Templeton prize

  • 27 honorary degrees

  • member, and vice chairman, at Science Advisory Committee


Charles hard townes

  • He now lives in Berkeley, CA.

  • He got married in 1941 to Frances Brown

  • four daughters, Linda, Ellen, Carla, and Holly


Citations

citations

  • Laureate, . "Charles H. Townes." noble prize. March 2006. Nobel Web, Web. 22 Feb 2010. <http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/1964/townes-bio.html>.

  • "Charles Hard Townes." Encyclopedia Britannica. 2010. Encyclopedia Britannica Online. 22 Feb. 2010 <http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/601072/Charles-Hard-Townes>.


Citations1

Citations

  • "Clemson Universtiy." Clemson. 2009. Clemson University, Clemson, S.C., Web. 22 Feb 2010. <http://www.clemson.edu/newsroom/articles/2008/october/townes_bio.php5>.

  • "the generous suppotors of M.I.T. team." mit. Web. 23 Feb 2010. <http://grandchallenge.mit.edu/sponsors.shtml>.


Cititations

Cititations

  • "The coucil of independent colleges." artsor. November 2006. Council of Independent Colleges, Web. 22 Feb 2010. <http://hcap.artstor.org/cgi-bin/library?a=d&d=i237>.

  • "UCKC-info page." ucsd. Web. 23 Feb 2010. <https://mailman.ucsd.edu/mailman/listinfo/uckc-l>.


Citations2

Citations

  • "university of toronto. jpg." wikimedia. 21 October 2009. Web. 23 Feb 2010. <http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:University_of_Toronto_courtyard.JPG>.

  • "Nobel prize winner 2008." navtejkohli. Navtej Kohli , Web. 23 Feb 2010. <http://www.navtejkohli.com/nobel-prize-2008-winner/>.


Citations3

citations

  • "inventor of laser." cuhk. 18 Aug 2005. Web. 23 Feb 2010. <http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/ipro/pressrelease/050818e.htm>.


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