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ASU Science Pioneers 1955-1970
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    • George Boyd, University Portrait

    • 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...
    • George Boyd at his desk

    • 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...
    • Dr. LeRoy Eyring, Founder, Center for Solid State Science

    • 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,...
    • Dr. LeRoy Eyring, Founder, Center for Solid State Science meets Willard Libby

    • 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 meets Willard Libby

    • 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. Carleton Moore, University Portrait

    • 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...
    • H. H. Nininger in the field, original collector of the Meteor Crater materials

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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. Troy Péwé, University Portrait

    • Dr. Troy Péwé, University Portrait
    • Arizona State University
    • Péwé, Troy Lewis; Geology, Stratigraphic -- Quarternary -- Antartica; Geochronometry -- Alaska; Engineering Geology -- Research; Geological Society of America
    • Troy Péwé studied permafrost and geology in the Arctic, Antarctica, Tibet, Norway, Alaska and Arizona. He was the Head of the University of Alaska’s Geology Department and President of the Alaska Division of the American Association for the...

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