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Bean, Charles Palmer

Born: 1923 AD
Died: 1996 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Physicists

1923 – Born on the 27th of November in Buffalo, New York.

         – He attended the University of Buffalo for two years before joining the U.S. Army Air Force as an instructor in aerial photography.

1947 – He then returned to Buffalo to receive his B.S. and then to the University of Illinois.

1949 – Received his M.A. from the University of Illinois.

1951 – Joined the General Electric Research and Development Center.

1952 – Earned his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois.

1970 – Received GE R&D Center’s highest award, the Coolidge Fellowship.

1976-1977 – Elected to the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

1978 – Joined the Rensselaer faculty as an Adjunct Professor of Physics.

1983 – Member of the Board of Trustees of the Dudley Observatory and served as its President.

         – Director of Bellevue Research Foundation and an Advisor to the Ecosystems Center – Marine Biological Laboratory.

1985 – Became Institute Professor of Physics.

         – He was a visiting scientist at Rockefeller University.

1996 – Charles Palmer Bean died on the 30th of September.