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Bean, Charles Palmer

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Born: 1923 AD
Died: 1996 AD, at 72 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Physicists

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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.

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