Bean, Charles Palmer
Born: Nov 27, 1923 AD
Died: 1996 AD, at 72 years of age.
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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