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Browsing items in: ASU Science Pioneers 1955-1970

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    • Dr. Charles Woolf, University Portrait

    • Arizona State University
    • Woolf, Charles; Genetics -- Study and Teaching; Arizona State University -- College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
    • Charles Woolf left the University of Utah to join the ASU faculty in 1961. He taught biology, zoology, and genetics in addition to running ASU’s biology research laboratory. His genetics research has taken him from the study of flies, to horses,...
    • Dr. Carleton Moore, University Portrait

    • Arizona State University
    • Moore, Carleton B.; Arizona State University -- Center for Meteorite Studies; Lunar Petrology; Project Apollo (U.S.); National Aeronautics and Space Administration
    • Dr. Carleton Moore was appointed to serve as the first director of ASU’s Center for Meteorite Studies, which exists to this day. Dr. Moore acquired thirty-five research grants in materials science and geology from NASA, NSF and USGS from...
    • George Boyd at his desk

    • Arizona State College
    • Boyd, George; Stahnke, Herbert L.; Science -- Study and Teaching; University and Colleges -- Research; Technological Innovations
    • George Boyd and Herb Stahnke authored several grants, articles, and studies of serious science research at ASU from the late 1950’s through the 1970’s. Much of this work was done before the convenience of today’s advanced technology such as...
    • George Boyd, University Portrait

    • Arizona State College
    • Boyd, George; Medical Biophysics -- Research; Arizona State University -- Center for Meteorite Studies
    • George Boyd was a driving force behind ASU’s early science research. He earned his Master of Science from Iowa State University and was Professor of Biophysics at the University of Tennessee. He was recruited to serve at Arizona State College...
    • H. H. Nininger in the field, original collector of the Meteor Crater materials

    • Unknown
    • Nininger, Harvey Harlow; Meteoritics -- Research; Arizona State University -- Center for Meteorite Studies; National Science Foundation (U.S.) -- Grants and Awards
    • H. H. Nininger was a lay scientist and collector of meteorites who became an internationally recognized expert on the subject. In the late-1950’s he expressed interest in an association with ASU to support his research. While an early NSF...
    • H. H. Nininger in the lab, original collector of the Meteor Crater materials

    • Unknown
    • Nininger, Harvey Harlow; Meteoritics -- Research; Arizona State University -- Center for Meteorite Studies; National Science Foundation (U.S.) -- Grants and Awards
    • H. H. Nininger was a lay scientist and collector of meteorites who became an internationally recognized expert on the subject. In the late-1950’s he expressed interest in an association with ASU to support his research. While an early NSF...
    • H. H. Nininger, original collector of the Meteor Crater Materials

    • Unknown
    • Nininger, Harvey Harlow; Meteoritics -- Research; Arizona State University -- Center for Meteorite Studies; National Science Foundation (U.S.) -- Grants and Awards
    • H. H. Nininger was a lay scientist and collector of meteorites who became an internationally recognized expert on the subject. In the late-1950’s he expressed interest in an association with ASU to support his research. While an early NSF...
    • Dr. Herbert Stahnke, University Portrait

    • Arizona State College
    • Stahnke, Herbert L.; Scorpions -- Venom -- Toxicology; Poisonous Snakes -- Venom; National Science Foundation (U.S.); National Institutes of Health (U.S.)
    • In the mid 1940’s Dr. Herbert Stahnke received research support from the Arizona State Legislature through two appropriations bills for research projects relating to scorpions, snakes and other venomous animals. This work led to establishment of...
    • Dr. LeRoy Eyring, Founder, Center for Solid State Science meets Willard Libby

    • Arizona State University
    • Eyring, LeRoy; Libby, Willard F.; Radiocarbon Dating -- Research; Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
    • LeRoy Eyring and Willard Libby chatting at Terminal One, Sky Harbor Airport, Phoenix, probably in the mid 1960’s. Libby was the 1960 Nobel Prize winning chemist who developed radiocarbon dating.
    • Dr. LeRoy Eyring, Founder, Center for Solid State Science meets Willard Libby

    • Arizona State University
    • Eyring, LeRoy; Libby, Willard F.; Radiocarbon Dating -- Research; Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
    • LeRoy Eyring and Willard Libby meeting on the tarmac at Terminal One, Sky Harbor Airport, Phoenix, probably in the mid 1960’s. Libby was the 1960 Nobel Prize winning chemist who developed radiocarbon dating.
    • Dr. LeRoy Eyring, Founder, Center for Solid State Science

    • Arizona State University
    • Eyring, LeRoy; Arizona State University -- LeRoy Eyring Center for Solid State Science; Chemistry -- Study and Teaching
    • LeRoy Eyring, was a research chemist and founder of The LeRoy Eyring Center for Solid State Science at Arizona State University. Before coming to ASU, he spent 1958-1960 in Europe and Australia, as the recipient of National Science Foundation,...

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