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Charles Townes, American Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist

Charles Townes, American Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist

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From Gallery: Charles Townes, American Nobel Prize Winning Physicist

Filename: 2449-0289

Photographer: Frederic Neema

Location: Oakland/ CA- United States

Caption: Charles Townes, 95, American Nobel Prize-winning physicist, outside the Chabot Space and Science Center in Oakland , CA. Townes is known for his work on the theory and application of the Maser, the precursor to the Laser. He shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1964 with Nikolay Basov and Alexander Prokhorov.

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