First, You Explore The Story of Young Charles Townes by Rachel Haynie
  

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First, You Explore The Story of Young Charles Townes by Rachel Haynie

Do exploration. Do things that are new and different.

All of us have been affected by Townes's work, especially his most famous contribution to science: the laser. We're surrounded by lasers, and we may not even realize it: they are in computers, DVD players, atomic clocks, and barcode scanners at the grocery store checkout counter. Doctors, police, astronomers, and even Hollywood filmmakers use lasers regularly in their work. This extraordinary technology was made possible by Townes's hard work and dedication to the new and different, winning him the Nobel Prize in physics in 1964.

This inspirational biography includes a timeline of Charles Townes's major life events and additional biographical information that parents and educators will find useful as teaching tools.

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This inspirational biography includes a timeline of Charles Townes's major life events and additional biographical information that parents and educators will find useful as teaching tools. -- Bob Edmonds, McCormick Messenger

About the Author

South Carolina native Rachel Haynie is a freelance writer and editor for regional publications and corporate communications.

Trahern Cook is a professional illustrator for print media and children's publications.

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Format

Paperback
40 pages

Author

Rachel Haynie
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Publisher

University of South Carolina Press

Publication date

30th May 2014

ISBN

9781611173444


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